John of Sydney Cove (Paperback)

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This is the story of a new country-of the days when Captain Arthur Phillip was made first Governor of New South Wales and began to build the town of Sydney, It is a sequel to 'John of the Sirius', wherein John traveled with his family to Botany Bay.


John plays his part in founding the new colony: he explores the backwoods with Governor Phillip to find fresh water, and helps to build a home for Mamma and Papa and a 'cubby' for his sister Sue. He and Sue, too, help Mamma to sow seeds in the garden so that later they shall have fresh fruit and vegetables. He catches a baby 'hopping animal', makes friends with the First Australians, and finds again his friend with the cheeky grin.


Many of the incidents in this story really did happen-the others might well have happened to a boy like John.





Product Details
ISBN: 9781922348067
ISBN-10: 1922348066
Publisher: Living Book Press
Publication Date: January 1st, 2021
Pages: 220
Language: English