Author(s): Michelle Hamer
It's1930 . . . and Daisy's worst nightmare has come true. She's alone on the streets, separated from her family. Things get worse after the police send her to live at the Melbourne Orphanage. At least she doesn't have to scavenge for food scraps anymore, but with no family and no freedom, Daisy is miserable. When she hears some shocking news she decides it's time to plot a daring escape . . .
Follow Daisy on her adventure in the second of four exciting stories about a hopeful girl in troubled times.
Michelle Hamer took 45 years to become a children's author. She started out as a journalist, had seven adult books published, reviewed children's books for The Sunday Age, The Herald Sun and the Courier Mail newspapers, and finally, after all this practice, was ready to write her first children's book: Meet Daisy, as part of Penguin's Our Australian Girl Series. Penguin will publish four books in the Daisy series in 2014.