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Nellie and the secret letter

Matthews, Penny  more...
Our Australian girl    more...

Format: Paperback
Library Classification: Junior Fiction
BIC Subjects: Historical fiction
Audience: Children/juvenile
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Imprint: Puffin
Publication Date: 26/04/2012
Place of Publication: Australia





 

RRP: $14.95
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 Synopsis  Information
AUSTRALIAN. It's 1849, and Nellie is starting her new life as a kitchen maid in a grand Adelaide house with her best friend, Mary. But Nellie's desire to live out her dreams soon leads to a battle with the nasty cook, Bessie Rudge… Can Nellie keep her temper and avoid being thrown out to beg on the streets? And why is Mary acting so strangely? Follow Nellie on the second of four exciting stories about an Irish girl with a big heart, in search of the freedom to be herself. Ages 9+.


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