Our Australian Girl: Meet Ruby (Book 1)

Author: Penny Matthews

Illustrator: Lucia Masciullo

$14.99
SKU: 9780143307426
It's 1930 . . . and Ruby Quinlan lives in a big house in Adelaide with her parents and her fox terrier, Baxter. As she gets ready for her twelfth birthday party, Ruby has never been happier. But the world she knows is collapsing, and people everywhere are losing their jobs and their homes. Soon Ruby's comfortable life falls apart in ways she could never have imagined . . .

Meet Ruby and join her adventure in the first of four stories about a happy-go-lucky girl in a time of great change.

Price: $14.99

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Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: The Nellie Stories
It's 1849 . . . and Nellie O'Neill is arriving in South Australia on a ship bringing orphan girls from Irish workhouses. Join Our Australian Girl Nellie on a historical adventure about a young orphan girl trying to make a new life for herself. All four Nellie stories in one beautiful hardback edition, with a bonus new chapter at the end!
It's 1849 . . . and Nellie O'Neill is arriving in South Australia on a ship bringing orphan girls from Irish workhouses. Join Our Australian Girl Nellie on a historical adventure about a young orphan girl trying to make a new life for herself. All four Nellie stories in one beautiful hardback edition, with a bonus new chapter at the end!
Published: 29/02/2016
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781760141974
Price: $24.99
Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: The Nellie Stories
Brave, adventurous, loyal, and clever, Nellie is a remarkable Australian Girl.
Brave, adventurous, loyal, and clever, Nellie is a remarkable Australian Girl.
Published: 29/02/2016
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670079155
RRP: $24.99
Book Cover:  Do You Dare? Eureka Boys
Exciting, action-packed adventures in Australian history for boys aged 8 to 12.
Exciting, action-packed adventures in Australian history for boys aged 8 to 12.
Published: 28/01/2015
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143308454
RRP: $14.99
Book Cover:  Do You Dare? Eureka Boys
Exciting, action-packed adventures in Australian history for boys aged 8 to 12.
Exciting, action-packed adventures in Australian history for boys aged 8 to 12.
Published: 28/01/2015
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781743485149
Price: $14.99
Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: Ruby Of Kettle Farm (Book 4)
It's 1931 . . . and Kettle Farm is starting to feel like home, but Ruby is still desperately worried about her dad. He hasn't written for weeks, and nobody knows where he is. Will Dad ever come back to them?
It's 1931 . . . and Kettle Farm is starting to feel like home, but Ruby is still desperately worried about her dad. He hasn't written for weeks, and nobody knows where he is. Will Dad ever come back to them?
Published: 25/09/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143307457
RRP: $14.95
Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: Ruby Of Kettle Farm (Book 4)
Follow Ruby and join her adventure in the final of four stories about a happy-go-lucky girl in a time of great change.
Follow Ruby and join her adventure in the final of four stories about a happy-go-lucky girl in a time of great change.
Published: 25/09/2013
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742536897
Price: $14.95
Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: School Days For Ruby (Book 3)
It's 1931 . . .and Ruby is settling into life at her school in the country.  But when a desperately poor family moves to the area, no one wants to be friends with them. 
It's 1931 . . .and Ruby is settling into life at her school in the country.  But when a desperately poor family moves to the area, no one wants to be friends with them. 
Published: 26/06/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143307440
RRP: $14.99
Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: School Days For Ruby (Book 3)
Meet Ruby and join her adventure in the third of four stories about a happy-go-lucky girl in a time of great change.
Meet Ruby and join her adventure in the third of four stories about a happy-go-lucky girl in a time of great change.
Published: 26/06/2013
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742536880
Price: $14.99

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Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: Marly walks on the Moon (Book 4)
Follow Marly on her adventure in the final book of four stories about a daring girl torn between two worlds.
Follow Marly on her adventure in the final book of four stories about a daring girl torn between two worlds.
Published: 30/05/2016
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143308522
RRP: $14.99
Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: Marly walks on the Moon (Book 4)
Follow Marly on her adventure in the final book of four stories about a daring girl torn between two worlds.
Follow Marly on her adventure in the final book of four stories about a daring girl torn between two worlds.
Published: 30/05/2016
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781743485606
Price: $14.99
Book Cover:  Letty Stories, The
For the first time, read all four Letty stories in one beautiful hardback edition.
For the first time, read all four Letty stories in one beautiful hardback edition.
Published: 21/10/2015
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670078059
RRP: $24.99
Book Cover:  Letty Stories, The
Meet Letty and join her on a historical adventure about a free-settler girl who never meant to come to Australia in the first place. All four Letty stories in one edition, with a bonus chapter at the end!
Meet Letty and join her on a historical adventure about a free-settler girl who never meant to come to Australia in the first place. All four Letty stories in one edition, with a bonus chapter at the end!
Published: 21/10/2015
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781743484616
Price: $24.99
Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: Marly And The Goat (Book 3)
Follow Marly on her adventure in the third of four stories about a daring girl torn between two worlds.
Follow Marly on her adventure in the third of four stories about a daring girl torn between two worlds.
Published: 24/06/2015
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143308515
RRP: $14.99
Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: Marly And The Goat (Book 3)
Alice Pung's warm and funny historical fiction for the Our Australian Girl series. Follow Marly on her adventure in the third of four exciting stories about a daring girl torn between two worlds.
Alice Pung's warm and funny historical fiction for the Our Australian Girl series. Follow Marly on her adventure in the third of four exciting stories about a daring girl torn between two worlds.
Published: 24/06/2015
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781743485590
Price: $14.99
Book Cover:  Come Down Cat!
From the combined talents of Sonya Hartnett and Lucia Masciullo comes a tale of friendship and bravery, and the things we are capable of doing for those we treasure most.
From the combined talents of Sonya Hartnett and Lucia Masciullo comes a tale of friendship and bravery, and the things we are capable of doing for those we treasure most.
Published: 27/05/2015
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143506997
RRP: $14.99
Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: Marly's Business (Book 2)
Alice Pung's warm and funny historical fiction for the Our Australian Girl series. Follow Marly on her adventure in the second of four exciting stories about a resourceful girl embarking on a money-making adventure that takes her somewhere new and unexpected where she meets new and unexpected friends.
Alice Pung's warm and funny historical fiction for the Our Australian Girl series. Follow Marly on her adventure in the second of four exciting stories about a resourceful girl embarking on a money-making adventure that takes her somewhere new and unexpected where she meets new and unexpected friends.
Published: 22/04/2015
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20 May 2016
Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards Shortlist Announced
We are delighted to announce that the following Penguin Random House authors have been shortlisted for the Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards:

Suri’s Wall by Lucy Estela and Matt Ottley
Ollie and the Wind by Ronojoy Ghosh

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