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Black Snake

Carole Wilkinson


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PUBLISHED: 1st November 2005
ISBN: 9781876372934
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Ned Kelly was a thief, a bank robber and a murderer. Yet he defended the rights of people who had no power. Carole Wilkinson's blend of fact and fiction puts kids aged 10 and over in Ned Kelly's shoes. Black Snake enables them to explore Ned Kelly's legend and decide for themselves - was he a villian or a hero?
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  • Paperback
    $17.15
PUBLISHED: 1st November 2005
ISBN: 9781876372934
ANNOTATION:
Ned Kelly was a thief, a bank robber and a murderer. Yet he defended the rights of people who had no power. Carole Wilkinson's blend of fact and fiction puts kids aged 10 and over in Ned Kelly's shoes. Black Snake enables them to explore Ned Kelly's legend and decide for themselves - was he a villian or a hero?

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Ned Kelly was a thief, a bank robber and a murderer. Yet he defended the rights of people who had no power. Carole Wilkinson's blend of fact and fiction puts kids aged 10 and over in Ned Kelly's shoes. Black Snake enables them to explore Ned Kelly's legend and decide for themselves - was he a villian or a hero?

Publisher Description

Part of the award-winning Young Adult non-fiction series, The Drum.

"Everyone looks on me like a black snake." - Letter from Ned Kelly to Sergeant Babington, July 1870.

Ned Kelly was a thief, a bank robber and a murderer. He was in trouble with the law from the age of 12. He stole hundreds of horses and cattle. He robbed two banks. He killed three men. Yet, when Ned was sentenced to death, thousands of people rallied to save his life. He stood up to the authorities and fought for what he believed in. He defended the rights of people who had no power. Was he a villain? Or a hero? What do you think?

Author Biography

Carole Wilkinson is an award-winning and much loved author of books for children. She has a long-standing fascination with dragons and is interested in the history of everything. Though Carole has written over 30 books, she did not write her first book until she was nearly 40. Before that she had worked as a laboratory assistant and as a film and television writer and editor.

Review

Carole Wilkinson has the rare ability to bring the past to life. Magpies

Product Details

Author
Carole Wilkinson
Pages
144
Year
2005
ISBN-10
1876372931
ISBN-13
9781876372934
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2005-11-01
Subtitle
The Daring of Ned Kelly
Country of Publication
Australia
Publisher
Walker Books Australia
Series
The Drum

Product Reviews

30 Jul, 2018
The Book is exactly what was required and the service from the nile was exceptional. Really appreciate the overseas shipping which many book suppliers will not do
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