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Mates at Billabong Mary Grant Bruce

Mates at Billabong

Mary Grant Bruce

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ISBN : 9781438531908
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190 pages
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Mary Grant Bruce (1878 - 1958) was an Australian author of childrens books. Her 37 books were popular in her native Australia as well as in Great Britain. The Billabong series, focusing on the adventures of the Linton family on Billabong Station inMoreMary Grant Bruce (1878 - 1958) was an Australian author of childrens books. Her 37 books were popular in her native Australia as well as in Great Britain. The Billabong series, focusing on the adventures of the Linton family on Billabong Station in Victoria was her best-known work. This series was quite popular in the United Kingdom during World War 1. Bruce helped form a national identity for Australia especially in relation to visions of the Bush. Her vivid descriptions of the beauty and dangers of the Australian landscape, and humorous, colloquial dialogue gave her writing its unique color. Mates at Billabong is the second in the Billabong series. As the title implies the children have become their fathers mates.