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Miss Franklin: How Miles Franklin’s brilliant career began by Libby Hathorn

Title: Miss Franklin: How Miles Franklin's brilliant career began Author: Libby Hathorn Genre: Historical Picture Book Publisher: Hachette/Lothian Published: 28th May 2019 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $26.99 Synopsis: A fascinating story about Miles Franklin, one of Australian literature's most significant women, written by one of the biggest names in children's literature. This is a… Continue reading Miss Franklin: How Miles Franklin’s brilliant career began by Libby Hathorn

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Australian Women Writers Challenge 2018 Completed Post  

  This year I pledged to read fifteen books - which I had completed by at least March, if not earlier. I read a total of seventy-nine books and reviewed seventy-eight - one review is due to go live in January and as a result, also counts towards my 2019 challenge. One book from this… Continue reading Australian Women Writers Challenge 2018 Completed Post  

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Thunderwith by Libby Hathorn

Title: Thunderwith Author: Libby Hathorn Genre: Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia/Lothian Children's Books Published: First published in 1990, current edition published 2015. Format: Paperback Pages: 217 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: A modern Australian classic from bestselling author Libby Hathorn, now with a new, contemporary jacket in celebration of its twenty-fifth anniversary. Lara feels completely alone after her… Continue reading Thunderwith by Libby Hathorn

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Eventual Poppy Day by Libby Hathorn

Title: Eventual Poppy Day Author: Libby Hathorn Genre: YA, Historical Fiction Publisher: Angus&Robertson, an imprint of HarperCollins Published: 23rd February, 2015 Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Shooting stars, kisses, grenades and the lumbering tanks. And the shrieking skies and the shaking comrades: 'Up and over, lads!' And I know it is time again… Continue reading Eventual Poppy Day by Libby Hathorn