BooksDirect

Description - Becoming Billy Dare by Kirsty Murray

Paddy secretly boards a ship bound for Australia, only to be shipwrecked at the end of the voyage. Once rescued, he faces the big question: how is he to make his way in this strange new land? On the road with a travelling circus, on the run with a wild child, sleeping rough on the mean streets of Melbourne, Paddy finds help and friendship with Bridie, and learns to live by his wits. Each adventure brings him closer to discovering his true gift.

Character, choice and destiny intertwine in this richly detailed historical novel.

Meticulous research . . . Becoming Billy Dare is, above all, an entertaining book that invites readers and provides inspiration. Jill Swann, Teacher-Librarian.

Starting in the 1840s and ending in present-day Australia, the Children of the Wind quartet tells the stories of four courageous young people, Bridie, Billy, Colm and Maeve, born fifty years apart. The central character from each book becomes a mentor to the child in the next.

Buy Becoming Billy Dare by Kirsty Murray from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, BooksDirect.

A Preview for this title is currently not available.
Customers Also Bought
Butterfly, Butterfly
Paperback , Aug '12
20% OFF!
RRP: $14.99 $11.99
Pearl in a Cage
Paperback , May '10
20% OFF!
RRP: $19.99 $15.99
Bridie'S Fire
Paperback , Nov '03
20% OFF!
RRP: $16.99 $13.59
Eragon
Paperback , Jan '05
20% OFF!
RRP: $19.99 $15.99
Eldest
Paperback , Sep '06
20% OFF!
RRP: $19.99 $15.99
Secret Life of Maeve Lee Kwong
Paperback , Sep '06
20% OFF!
RRP: $16.99 $13.59
And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda
Hardback , Jan '15
20% OFF!
RRP: $24.99 $19.99
War I Finally Won
Paperback , Oct '17
RRP: $18.40 $16.56
When Billy Was a Dog
Hardback , Jun '19
20% OFF!
RRP: $24.99 $19.99
Topsy-Turvy World
Hardback , Oct '12
20% OFF!
RRP: $14.99 $11.99
Puddle Hunters
Hardback , Jul '18
20% OFF!
RRP: $24.99 $19.99
Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie
Paperback , Jul '13
20% OFF!
RRP: $14.99 $11.99
Market Blues
Paperback , Feb '01
20% OFF!
RRP: $15.99 $12.79
Prayer for Blue Delaney
Paperback , Sep '05
20% OFF!
RRP: $16.99 $13.59
Vulture'S Gate
Paperback , Aug '09
20% OFF!
RRP: $15.99 $12.79
Year It All Ended
Paperback , Aug '14
20% OFF!
RRP: $16.99 $13.59
Secret Life of Maeve Lee Kwong
Paperback , Sep '06
20% OFF!
RRP: $16.99 $13.59