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Amazing Australian Women: Twelve Women Who Shaped History by Pamela Freeman and Sophie Beer

Title: Amazing Australian Women: Twelve Women Who Shaped History Author: Pamela Freeman and Sophie Beer Genre: Children's Non-Fiction Publisher: Hachette/Lothian Published: 28th August 2018 Format: Hardback Pages: 32 Price: $26.99 Synopsis: A bright and colourful look at twelve incredible Australian women who helped shape our country, from politics and the arts to Indigenous culture, science… Continue reading Amazing Australian Women: Twelve Women Who Shaped History by Pamela Freeman and Sophie Beer

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Miles Franklin: A Short Biography by Jill Roe

Title: Miles Franklin: A Short Biography Author: Jill Roe Genre: Non-fiction, biography Publisher: HarperCollins, 4th Estate Published: 23rd April 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 432 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: Author, union organiser, WW1 volunteer, agitator, nationalist, Miles Franklin dedicated her life to many causes, none more passionately than Australian literature. Propelled to fame aged only twenty-one in… Continue reading Miles Franklin: A Short Biography by Jill Roe

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When The Lyre Bird Calls by Kim Kane

Title: When The Lyrebird Calls Author: Kim Kane Genre: Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 26/10/16 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: A time-slip novel in which Madeleine finds herself transported back to 1900 Australia, where she befriends a family of girls and is witness to a family secret and a family tragedy. When… Continue reading When The Lyre Bird Calls by Kim Kane