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Author Starke, Ruth.

Title Orphans of the queen / Ruth Starke
Published Sorth Melbourne, Vic. : Lothian, 2004


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Description 223 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
regular print
Series Takeaways
Summary Hilly writes to the new Queen about her brother Gregory (Egg) and the cruelty in her orphanage but is convinced that the stern Mother Joseph has confiscated the Queen's answer to her letter, so Hilly concocts a daring plan to meet her when she visits Australia. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Notes Qld Premier's Literary Awards 2005, Children's book award shortlist
Audience For primary school children
Subject Families -- Juvenile fiction.
Premier's Reading Challenge -- Year 7 - Year 9
Orphans -- Fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
Royal tours
Orphans -- Juvenile fiction.
Immigrant children -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
Orphans -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
Immigrant children -- Great Britain -- Juvenile fiction.
Orphans -- Great Britain -- Juvenile fiction.
Separation anxiety in children -- Juvenile fiction.
Separation anxiety -- Juvenile fiction.
Australia -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Fiction
Genre/Form Sagas.
Australian fiction
Children's stories, Australian
Children's fiction
Juvenile works.
LC no. 00002447
ISBN 0734405286 :