Author(s): Melina Marchetta
I'm beginning to realise that things don't turn our the way you want them to. And sometimes when they don't, they can turn out just a little bit better.
Every so often, there comes a story so brilliant and lively and moving that it cannot be left in the past. Rediscover the magic of our country's most memorable children's books in the Penguin Australia Children's Classics series of stories too precious to leave behind.
Melina Marchetta is one of Australia's most successful writers of young-adult fiction and is a best-selling and critically acclaimed author in more than twenty countries and in eighteen languages. Her books include On the Jellicoe Road, the Lumatere Chronicles series, Saving Francesca, The Piper's Son, and The Gorgon in the Gully.