Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Midnight Burial by Pauline Deeves

Florence is confused. Her family says her older sister Lizzie died of fever and should be buried immediately. No doctor is called, no clergyman is present and no neighbours are asked to come. The burial happens at night. In 1860s Australia, on a remote sheep station, the staff do not ask questions.

Life has been good for young Florence. She has her pony and her birds, her older sisters spoil her and even her very strict father often gives way to her. But after Lizzie's burial, the atmosphere in her home changes. People are grieving, but there is much gossip. Family and staff members whisper in corners and no one will answer Florence's questions. No one visits Lizzie's grave. The arrival of her new governess, Susannah, a friend of Lizzie's, adds to the tension. Susannah does not believe that Lizzie died of fever. With Susannah, Florence sets out to discover the true story of what has happened to her sister.

Teacher's note available here.

Buy Midnight Burial by Pauline Deeves from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780642278500
ISBN-10: 0642278504
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x mm)
Pages: 80
Imprint: National Library of Australia
Publisher: National Library of Australia
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2014
Country of Publication: Australia

Book Reviews - Midnight Burial by Pauline Deeves

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Midnight Burial book by Pauline Deeves and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

A Preview for this title is currently not available.

Customers Also Bought

Boomerang Books customers who bought Midnight Burial by Pauline Deeves also bought the following titles:

Tank Boys by Stephen Dando-Collins
Paperback / softback, February 2014
$15.29 $17.99
Amazing Animals of Australia's National Parks by Gina Newton
Paperback / softback, October 2016
$25.49 $29.99
ROSES ARE BLUE by Sally Murphy
Paperback / softback, July 2014
$14.44 $16.99

Books By Pauline Deeves

All Aboard!: True Train Tales by Pauline Deeves
Hardback, August 2019
$21.24 $24.99
Socks, Sandbags and Leeches by Pauline Deeves
Hardback, February 2016
Mates: Losers by Pauline Deeves
Paperback / softback, July 2011