Esty's Gold

byMary Arrigan

Paperback | May 25, 2010

Esty's Gold by Mary Arrigan
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Esty Maher's family is uprooted and torn apart during the Irish potato famine - 'the Hunger'. Esty is sent into service, but dreams of going to Australia to find gold, and manages to get assisted passage for her family and friends. However, when they reach Ballarat, her dream and hard work nearly turn to dust in the midst of scavenging and rebellion - but thanks to their self-reliance and ingenuity, the Mahers family turns up trumps.

Mary Arrigan studied at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, University College, Dublin and Florence University. She taught art for 18 years before starting to write for children. She was awarded the International Youth Library (Munich) White Ravens title in 1997, the Bisto Merit Award in 2000 and has also won The Sunday T...
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Title:Esty's GoldFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 7.75 X 5.25 X 0.62 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 7.75 X 5.25 X 0.62 inPublished:May 25, 2010Publisher:Frances Lincoln Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1845079655

ISBN - 13:9781845079659

Appropriate for ages: 11

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