The year is 1859 and the Small family arrives in the Canterbury colony without a penny to their name. Mother and six children have a hard beginning to their new life - all the more since they are runaways from a cruel father and husband in Australia. But there are adventures ahead ...This long-established and well-loved classic by renowned author Elsie Locke was first published in 1965.
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Elsie Locke was born in 1912, in Hamilton; she passed away in 2001. Elsie has been described as a peace campaigner, environmentalist, novelist, historian, community worker and national treasure. Elsie was also a feminist and socialist who campaigned against nuclear weapons and wrote more than 20 books, including a number of historical novels for children and several social histories of NZ.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1971. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. VINTAGE Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition. May not look good on your bookcase after reading and probably not suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE. Bookseller Inventory # mon0002041088
Book Description Puffin Books, 1971. Book Condition: Fair. First Thus. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP79001889
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1971. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Runaway Settlers (Puffin Books) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. . Bookseller Inventory # 7719-9780140304749
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1971. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. 9780140304749 Will be shipped promptly from UK warehouse. Book is in good condition with no missing pages, no damage or soiling and tight spine. There may be some dog-eared pages showing previous use but overall a great book. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780140304749
Book Description Puffin, UK, 1973. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Antony Maitland (illustrator). Repr. True pioneering story of an Australian family running away from an abusive husband and father to New Zealand. Illustrated by ANTONY MAITLAND, pictorial maps. Paperback: lower corners lightly bumped, else vg. Bookseller Inventory # 11K119
Book Description Puffin, Middlesex, 1977. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Good. Moderate reading wear. Very clean interior. Bookseller Inventory # 002508