The Night they Stormed Eureka

Author(s): Jackie French

Children's Fiction

A story about dreams, gold, rebellion ... and an unlikely friendship across time It's 1854, and the Ballarat goldfields are a place of dreams and rebellion as Sam, a homeless teenager, is called back to the past to join the Puddlehams, who run 'the best little cook shop on the diggings'. the Puddlehams dream of buying a hotel with velvet seats, while others dream of freedom from the British crown, away from the rule of wealthy landowners and corrupt officials. As the summer days get hotter, and the miners' protests are ignored with catastrophic results, Sam experiences first-hand the power of a united stand which will change her life forever.Ages: 10+

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780732285418
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Australia
  • : colaus
  • : August 2009
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 15mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Historical fiction
  • : Paperback
  • : Historical fiction
  • : Paperback
  • : 304
  • : 304
  • : Jackie French
  • : Jackie French
  • : 10-13
  • : 10-13
  • : A823.3
  • : A823.3
  • : en
  • : en