Our Australian GIrl: Lina at the Games Book 3
Rippin Sally & Mascuillo Lucia
Paperback $14.99 - Penguin Group Australia
Kids - Published: 26/Jun/2013 - ISBN: 9780143307020
It's 1956 and the Melbourne Olympic Games have finally arrived! The whole city is buzzing with excitement and Lina can't wait to go along as a reporter for the school magazine. Now is her chance to prove to everyone that she's a real writer, and nothing could be more important - until Lina makes a new friend, who changes the way she sees the world...
Follow Lina on her adventure in the third of four exciting books about a passionate girl finding a place to belong.
Sally Rippin was born in Darwin and grew up in South-East Asia. As a young adult she studied traditional Chinese painting for three years in Shanghai and Hangzhou, which inspired her first novel Chenxi and the Foreigner. Sally is the author of many books for children, including the popular Billie B Brown and Hey Jack! series, and the highly acclaimed children's novel Angel Creek. Currently, she lives in Melbourne with her partner and three sons, and writes and illustrates full time.
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