By French, Jackie
From one of Australia's best-loved storytellers comes an exciting mystery adventure story about the Cobb & Co. The year is 1863 and come rain or hail the Cobb and Co coach will always get you through, from town to staging post, from gold rush to the train. But when a flash flood ...crashes into the coach and Joey Lindon's father breaks his leg, it's ten-year-old Joey who must take the reins to get his father to hospital, Mrs Burdock to the midwife before her baby comes, ten-year-old Anna safe to her grandmother at Lambing Creek ... and the mysterious passenger a with a yellow-eyed dog who hails the coach in the darkness, demanding that the coach detours so he can catch the train that will take him far away. The creeks roar, the lightening rips the sky, and a brown snake emerges from the mail bag. But nothing will stop the boy from Cobb and Co.Read more
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Jackie French AM is an award-winning writer, wombat negotiator, the 2014-2015 Australian Children's Laureate and the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. In 2016 Jackie became a Member of the Order of Australia for her contribution to children's literature and her advocacy for youth literacy. She is regarded as one of Australia's most popular children's authors and writes across all genres - from picture books, history, fantasy, ecology and sci-fi to her much loved historical fiction for a variety of age groups. 'Share a Story' was the primary philosophy behind Jackie's two-year term as Laureate. jackiefrench.com facebook.com/authorjackiefrench
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