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Grim crims & convicts : 1788-1820

Author: Jackie French; Peter Sheehan
Publisher: Lindfield, N.S.W. : Scholastic Press, 2005.
Series: Fair dinkum histories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It was an incredible idea, to found a colony of convicts eight months' sail away from Great Britain. In a land with no cities, no farms, no rich spices. Just slaves in huts. No country had ever though to send a colony so far away. Why on earth would you bother? Covers the full spectrum of Australian history. www.shearersbookshop.com.au Site accessed 16/10/2007.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jackie French; Peter Sheehan
ISBN: 1865048712 9781865048710
OCLC Number: 156331440
Description: 198 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Fair dinkum histories.
Other Titles: Grim crims and convicts
Responsibility: Jackie French ; illustrations and cartoons by Peter Sheehan.

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