Just A Girl

by Jackie French

On Sale: 20/08/2018


About the Book

This is the story of Maryiam of Nazareth, thewoman we all know as Mary, the mother of Jesus. A remarkable woman who wasnever 'just a girl'.

Set in Judea in 71AD during Vespasian's occupation, this wasa time when the army of Rome swept through the land like blood-stained locustsdevouring and destroying all in their path.

Two young Jewish sisters, an injured Roman slave left fordead, and a goat, hide in a cave with the girls' great-great-grandmother whoremembers when she knew 'Maryiam of Nazareth'. The young woman whom we know asthe mother of Jesus, who was never 'just a girl'.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460753095
  • ISBN 10: 1460753097
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 20/08/2018
  • Pages: 240
  • List Price: 16.99 AUD
  • Age: From 10 years
  • BISAC1: Children's, Teenage & educational / Historical fiction (Children's - Teenage)


Jackie French AM is an award-winning writer, wombat negotiator and was the Australian Children's Laureate for 2014-2015 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. 'Share a Story' was the primary philosophy behind Jackie's two-year term as Laureate. jackiefrench.com.au facebook.com/authorjackiefrench

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