Author(s): Michelle Hamer
It's 1930 ...and Daisy lives on a farm, where she loves riding her horse, Jimmy, through the paddocks. Times are tough, and when her father loses his job, Daisy and her little sister, Flora, are sent to Melbourne to live with their aunt and uncle. Daisy must leave behind everyone she loves for a city she's never seen, and even her wildest daydreams can't prepare her for the new life that awaits her ...Meet Daisy and join her adventure in the first 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.