Item description for The Switherby Pilgrims: A Tale of the Australian Bush (Living History Library) by Eleanor Spence...
Overview Location: Oceania, Australia Time Period: Modern Era (1700-1950 A.D.) Australia 1820s Miss Arabella Braithewaite of Switherby knows there is no future for the ten orphans she has gathered together in these years of England's grim factory growth in the early 1820s. Her plan, quite outrageous in the eyes of most, is to take the children to Australia to take up a land grant. On a new continent, and after a daunting ocean voyage, the challenges begin. To the orphans it becomes a life-giving adventure.
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Studio: Bethlehem Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.5" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2005
Publisher Bethlehem books
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Living History Library
ISBN 188393799X ISBN13 9781883937997