Author(s): Sherryl Clark
Independent, adventurous and courageous, Rose is an unforgettable Australian Girl.
It's 1900 . . . Rose lives with her family in a big house in Melbourne. She wants to play cricket and have adventures but Rose's conservative mother won't let her. Then young Aunt Alice, a feisty suffragette, moves in with them and everything changes, not only for Rose, but for the whole country.
Sherryl Clark is the author of almost 70 children's books, including the Rose books in the Our Australian Girl series and Jimmy's War in the Do You Dare series. Sherryl teaches fiction and poetry writing at Victoria University. Lucia Masciullo is a fine art painter and freelance artist. She has illustrated The Boy and Toy.