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You wouldn't want to be an 18th-century British convict! : a trip to Australia you'd rather not take / written by Meredith Costain ; illustrated by David Antram ; created and designed by David Salariya.

Costain, Meredith. (Author). Antram, David, 1958- (illustrator.). Salariya, David. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Macon County Public Library SERIES YOU WOULDN'T J994.01 C (Text) 39493106201918 Juvenile Fiction Series Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0531149730
  • ISBN: 9780531149737
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Franklin Watts, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
First published: Great Britain : Book House, 2005.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
From Country to City 6 -- Crime... 8 -- ...And Punishment 10 -- Old Bailey 12 -- Hulk Horror 14 -- First Fleet 16 -- A New Home 18 -- Work 20 -- Floggings and Chain Gangs 22 -- Secondary Penal Settlements 24 -- Escape! 26 -- Free at Last 28.
Summary, etc.:
A humorous account of how a British thief would have been punished in the eighteenth century by being sent to Australia in 1785.
Target Audience Note:
IG970L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.6 0.5 109433.
Subject: Prisoners > Australia > History > Juvenile literature.
Prisoners > Great Britain > History > Juvenile literature.
Penal colonies > Australia > Juvenile literature.
Penal colonies > Great Britain > Juvenile literature.
Penal transportation > Australia > Juvenile literature.
Prisoners > Australia > 18th century > Juvenile literature.
Penal colonies > Australia > 18th century > Juvenile literature.

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