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              Legends of the Lost Lilies (Miss Lily, #5)

              Legends of the Lost Lilies (Miss Lily, #5) (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By French, Jackie

              • RRP: $35.00
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              The final and thrilling conclusion to the popular and bestselling Miss Lily series<\strong><\p> A mysterious telegram: 'Lily needs you' is received just before a plane from war-wracked England lands in one of Sophie Greenman's paddocks.<\p> Sophie, Countess of Shillings, has been... living a quiet life on her property in Australia, until love and loyalty draws her back to Shillings Hall where she trained to become one of Miss Lily's 'Lovely Ladies'. Now, in 1942, Shillings Hall is training women to become espionage agents. <\p> Sophie's mission? To seek out disaffected German officers prepared to kill Hitler. <\p> Across Europe women like Sophie, or Parisian couturier Violette, or Hannelore, German Prinzessin and spy, must determine where their deepest loyalty lies. And as Europe slowly disintegrates, Miss Lily must also decide her final fate.<\p> Based on real-life events, this is the story of the women men didn't see. And in this fifth and final book in the Miss Lily series, Jackie French tells the story of the remarkable women who have been carefully left out of our war histories: those lost lilies of allied espionage.<\strong><\p>
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              ISBN 9781460755006
              Published NZ 7 Apr 2021
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Miss Lily
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              Night Ride into Danger

              Night Ride into Danger (Paperback)

              By French, Jackie

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              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.
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              ISBN 9781460758939
              Published NZ 5 May 2021
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Vanishing at the Very Small Castle (The Butter O'Bryan Mysteries, #2)

              The Vanishing at the Very Small Castle (The Butter O'Bryan Mysteries, #2) (Paperback)

              By French, Jackie

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              It's 1932, the height of the Depression, and Butter O'Bryan and his friends have another mystery to solve. The Very Small Castle is home to Butter O'Bryan, his father and three aunts, plus friends Gil, Elsie and Olive and their dog Woofer. But now there is also a monster at the c...astle! When glamorous film actress Delilah Devine vanishes in the middle of the 'talkie' movie being filmed on Howlers Beach, the police suspect the movie's 'monster', who is being played by a war hero called Mr Manster. And while Butter's Aunts Cake, Elephant and Peculiar become involved a Depression eviction battle, Elsie disappears, too. What is causing these disappearances and can Butter solve the mysteries? And can there ever be a happy ending for someone who has been called a monster?
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              ISBN 9781460757734
              Published NZ 7 Apr 2021
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series The Butter O'Bryan Mysteries
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              Birrung the Secret Friend (The Secret History Series, #1)

              Birrung the Secret Friend (The Secret History Series, #1) (Paperback)

              By French, Jackie

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              The first in a new series that focuses on a secret part of our history This is the story of Boots, the ten-year-old orphaned son of a convict woman. Boots has survived Newgate and the voyage to Australia and his mother's death, and he now hides his younger sister Evie from the pr...edominantly male colony, only venturing out to get the daily rations, slipping through and hiding among the colony of mud huts to try to get the food to his sister before it is stolen. Birrung becomes Boots's friend and protector, introducing him to the Johnstones and their abundant vegetable garden. As the colony sinks into despair, terror and hunger, Birrung helps Boots and Evie survive and eventually to understand enough indigenous language and lore so that eventually Boots becomes a prosperous farmer, having being led to good land where the 'aunties' will predict the floods and droughts to help him succeed. But as the Johnstones gently explain to Boots, his friendship with a 'native' girl - and all he owes her - must stay a secret all his life. Ages: 7-10
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              ISBN 9780732299439
              Published NZ 27 Jan 2015
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 7-12 years
              Series The Secret History Series
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              The Fire Wombat

              The Fire Wombat (Hardback)

              By French, Jackie; Illustrated by Snell, Danny

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              As the bushfire swallowed up the world they knew, a wombat shared her burrow with other animals. As the flames of the bushfire approach, one small wombat is bravely followed by other animals to the safety of her underground burrow. From best-selling author and Australian Children...'s Laureate, Jackie French, and award-winning illustrator, Danny Snell, comes a story of survival, courage and friendship.
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              ISBN 9781460759332
              Published NZ 5 Nov 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 3-5 years
              Availability
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              Pandemic

              Pandemic (Hardback)

              By French, Jackie; Illustrated by Whatley, Bruce

              • RRP: $29.99
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              The war carried the Spanish flu across the world. Faces grew masks. Shops and schools wore signs that said, Closed. Families nursing the sick drew their curtains together to say their house was quarantined... From the award-winning creators of Flood, Fire, Cyclone and Drought, co...mes this powerful story of humanity prevailing during a pandemic.
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              ISBN 9781760976088
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2020
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age 3-7 years
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              The Ghost of Howlers Beach (The Butter O'Bryan Mysteries, #1)

              The Ghost of Howlers Beach (The Butter O'Bryan Mysteries, #1) (Paperback)

              By French, Jackie

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              Butter O'Bryan has been told there are ghosts on Howler's Beach, but are there? Butter O'Bryan may live in a 'Very Small Castle' on the headland with his father and doting aunts, but he is very aware of the hardship that the Depression has created with 'susso' camps' and desperat...e unemployment. Butter has been told there are ghosts on nearby isolated Howler's Beach, but are there? And how can the children that Butter plays cricket with on the beach simply vanish? Who are these children and why do they refuse his help? Butter is certain the children are hiding a secret and he is determined to solve the mystery.
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              ISBN 9781460757727
              Published NZ 24 Feb 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 7-12 years
              Series The Butter O'Bryan Mysteries
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              Pirate Boy of Sydney Town

              Pirate Boy of Sydney Town (Paperback)

              By French, Jackie

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              A SWASHBUCKLING ADVENTURE FROM AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE Twelve-year-old Ben Huntsmore is the son of a ship-owner, an only child who loves the farming life on his family's estate, Badger's Hill. But when Ben's father loses their ancestral home to pay a gambling debt, Ben re...luctantly joins his father in a desperate venture to win back their home, capturing enemy trading ships off the west Australian coast. While at sea, Ben must face not just the giant waves of the Southern Ocean but also Dutch guns, as well as unexpected treachery as he realises that his almost-unknown father will sacrifice even his son to make his fortune. Only the unexpected friendships of the mysterious convict Higgins and young Indigenous sailor Guwara will help Ben survive, as well as show him the true meaning of loyalty and riches. From one of Australia's most-renowned children's authors comes a book filled with swashbuckling adventures that uncovers Australian's hidden history as a pirate port and slavers' den. PRAISE FOR NANBERRY: BLACK BROTHER WHITE 'For really, really good Australian young-adult (and middle-grade) historical fiction, Jackie French has always been a winner ... With Nanberry: Black Brother White she delivers an excellent fictionalised account of the First Fleet's settlement at Sydney Cove ... a powerful novel' - Australian Bookseller & Publisher, 5 stars 'She is one of few masters who can embed historic characters in rattling good tales, and her meticulous research is seamlessly inserted so that you live the detail rather than learn it. Even if you are not into history, Nanberry will hook you in ... Irresistible for history buffs of any age' - Good Reading Magazine, 5 stars 'I've been telling all my friends to read this book, and to give it to their kids to read. It's absolutely engrossing' - Herald Sun
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              ISBN 9781460754795
              Published NZ 20 May 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Availability
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              A Rose for the Anzac Boys

              A Rose for the Anzac Boys (Paperback)

              By French, Jackie

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              It is 1915. War is being fought on an horrific scale in the trenches in France, but it might as well be a world away from sixteen-year-old Midge MacPherson, who has been sent to England to learn to be a young lady. .

              ISBN 9780732285401
              Published NZ 26 Mar 2018
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Availability
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              The Donkey Who Carried the Wounded (Animal Stars, #4)

              The Donkey Who Carried the Wounded (Animal Stars, #4) (Paperback)

              By French, Jackie

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              This is the story of a small unassuming donkey. It's also the story of Gallipoli, of Jack Simpson, and New Zealander stretcher-bearer Richard Henderson, who literally took up the reins after Simpson's death. Exhaustively researched, it gives a new depth to our understanding of th...is story of Anzac heroism. Ages 9+.
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              ISBN 9780732288396
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2009
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children
              Series Animal Stars
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