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Author Nicholson, John, 1950-

Title The First Fleet : a new beginning in an old land / written and illustrated by John Nicholson
Published St. Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1995

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 W'PONDS CRC  994.402 Nic/Ffa  AVAILABLE
 MELB SPCBC  994.402 Nic/Ffa  LIB USE ONLY
 W'BOOL CRC  994.402 Nic/Ffa  AVAILABLE
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Series Little Ark books
Little Ark books (Allen & Unwin)
Contents Living hell of Georgian England -- Crime and punishment -- ships of the first fleet -- People of the first fleet -- What did they bring? -- Journey -- Other end of the earth -- Iora people -- First buildings -- Hunger and anarchy 1788-92
Summary Looks at why the British Government sent the First Fleet to Australia to set up a new colony, who was on board the ships, what they took with them, and how they fared in their new home. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
Analysis juvenile Nonfiction
Notes "A Little Ark book."
Includes index
Audience Primary school students
Notes Australian Children's Information Book of the Year Award, 1996
Subject Great Britain. Royal Navy. Fleet, First -- Juvenile literature.
Great Britain. Royal Navy. Fleet, First -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Great Britain. Royal Navy. Fleet, First.
Content area reading.
Convict ships -- Australia -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.
Prisoners -- Australia -- New South Wales -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Prisoners -- Australia -- New South Wales -- History.
Penal colonies -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Juvenile literature.
Penal colonies -- Australia -- New South Wales -- History.
Penal colonies -- Great Britain -- Juvenile literature.
Penal colonies -- Great Britain.
Penal colonies -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Penal colonies.
Prisoners -- Transportation.
Voyages and travels -- Juvenile literature.
Australia -- History -- 1788-1851.
Australia -- History -- 1788-1900 -- Juvenile literature.
New South Wales -- Colonization -- Juvenile literature.
New South Wales -- Discovery and exploration -- British -- Juvenile literature.
New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851 -- Juvenile literature
New South Wales -- Colonization.
New South Wales -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
New South Wales -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851
New South Wales -- Colonization.
New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851
LC no. 96224625
ISBN 1863739238
1864480173 (paperback)