A Brumby Plains Adventure
By (author) Joanne Van Os
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Castaway by Joanne Van Os
Book DescriptionBrumby Plains is an isolated place, and the outside world doesn't intrude much here. But when Sam and George discover a refugee child washed up on the shores of their buffalo station, the rest of the world is brought a lot closer. An accident has taken Mac and Sarah far away, and Uncle Mungo has strong views about refugees, so the two brothers hide the child while they work out what to do. Sam discovers that it's a lot harder to stand up for what you believe in than to follow the crowd.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781741662467
(199mm x 128mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Random House Australia
Publisher: Random House Australia
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Joanne Van Os
Secret of the Lonely Isles, Paperback (February 2011)
Jem's world has been turned upside down by a family crisis, and then it gets worse. Just when it all seems too hard, along comes Ella, Jem's great-aunt, who's also a solo round-the-world sailor. She decides that what Jem, his sister Maddy and brother Tyler need is a sea change. But is seasickness the only thing that Jem adds to his list of woes?
Outback Heart, Paperback (December 2007)
Joanne van Os was just twenty-two when she met Rod Ansell. At twenty-three Rod was already a legend in Australia and around the world, having survived alone for two months without supplies in one of the harshest and most remote parts of northern Australia.
Brumby Plains, Paperback (July 2006)» View all books by Joanne Van Os
Sam and George live at Brumby Plains, their parents' sprawling buffalo station in the Northern Territory. They're counting down to the Christmas holidays, when they'll be joined by their cousins Tess and Darcy, but weird things are happening at Brumby Plains... Ages 9-12
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Author Biography - Joanne Van Os
Born and bred in Melbourne, Joanne Van Os moved to the Territory when she was 20 and has never looked back. She has two adult sons, Callum and Sean. A keen photographer and illustrator, Joanne lives in Darwin with her husband and daughter.
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