The Australian History Collection
Captain Cook – The First Fleet – Bass and Flinders – Buckley’s Chance – Crossing the Blue Mountains – Gold! – Burke and Wills – Ned Kelly.
‘How would you feel if you were told you were being sent to the moon, and that you would never see your family again? Not too happy, huh? The convicts of the First Fleet must have felt the same way. They were packed into leaky boats and sent to an unknown land on the other side of the world.’
With an easy-to-read text and fun, full-colour illustrations on every page, the fascinating tales in this book are entertaining as well as informative. Bryce Courtenay’s gripping introductions get these true stories from Australian history off to a flying start.