Jack's IslandNorman Jorgensen
Set on an island off the coast of Australia during World War II, this is an exciting adventure story about friendship, revenge and growing up. When war comes to Australia, Jack's family moves to Rottnest Island while his father helps the military build an airfield. Jack is left to explore his new home with his best friend Banjo ... and the pair have a knack for getting in trouble. Trouble that's exacerbated when their new classmate Dafty seeks revenge against the local schoolmaster for a punishment inflicted on Banjo. Will Dafty's loyalty lead to things suddenly becoming more serious? Written in short, engaging chapters, this poignant and accessible story for younger readers offers valuable insights into wartime Australia.
Paperback / softback B-format paperback 224pp h198mm x w130mm x s15mm 200g