My Place

My Place

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Discover, or rediscover, a 'time machine' which takes the reader back into the past. It depicts the history of one particular piece of land in Sydney from 1788 to 1988 through the stories of the various children who have lived there. This new edition includes a new timeline, which traces the history of the characters in the book, as well as the history of Australia, and is right up-to-date with reference to the Australian government's apology to Indigenous Australians. Ages more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 239 x 253 x 8mm | 268g
  • Walker Books Australia
  • Newtown, Australia
  • English
  • 20th anniversary ed
  • col. ill
  • 1921150653
  • 9781921150654
  • 8,598

About Nadia Wheatley

Nadia Wheatley is a widely published author of picture books, fiction, history and biography for both adults and children. Seven of her books have been CBCA Honour books in her native Australia, and she has twice received the New South Wales Premier's Children's Book Prize. Her work includes Five Times Dizzy, Highway, The House that was Eureka, Lucy in the Light Year and Going Bush. She lives in Australia. Find Nadia online at and on Twitter as @NadiaWheatley. Donna Rawlins is an illustrator, book designer and teacher. She has won many awards for her work and in 2003 was the recipient of the prestigious Lady Cutler Award, presented by the Children's Book Council of New South Wales, for her outstanding contribution to the children's book industry in Australia. Her books include The Kinder Hat, Tucking Mummy In, and Firefighters (9781921150296). She lives in the Lower Blue Mountains outside Sydney, more

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640 ratings
4.24 out of 5 stars
5 51% (326)
4 30% (189)
3 14% (92)
2 4% (24)
1 1% (9)
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