Book #2 The Secret History Series

Barney and the Secret of the Whales (The Secret History Series, #2)

by Jackie French

On Sale: 25/01/2016

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About the Book

What is the sailor's secret about the treasure of Australia's colony?

The second book in a series that explores little-known history about Australia's fascinating past.

Barney Bean is keen to make his fortune and he hears a secret; a sailor's secret about the treasure of the colony.

But how can chasing whales make you rich? Is adventure at sea worth leaving everything he loves?

Written by award-winning author Jackie French and superbly illustrated by Mark Wilson, this second book in The Secret Histories series explores how the early colony survived with the wealth from whaling, a little-known secret from Australia's past.

Ages: 8+

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780732299446
  • ISBN 10: 0732299446
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 25/01/2016
  • Pages: 144
  • List Price: 12.99 AUD
  • Age: From 7 years
  • BISAC1: JUVENILE FICTION / General

Biography

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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