Parramatta Rosie: Colonial Girl               $15.95 + postage

Author: Teena Raffa-Mulligan

Publisher: Sea Song Publications

Genre: Middle Grade Historical Fiction

Age Range: 8 – 11 years






A heart-warming tale about adventure and friendship in Colonial Australia

It’s 1817 and Rosie has lived all her life in Parramatta with her free settler father and ex-convict mother. When Pa’s brother and his family arrive from England to join them in the colony, Rosie knows there are exciting times ahead. She and Cousin Amelia are sure to become best friends. What fun that Pa is taking Rosie with him to help the new arrivals set up their farm in the bush. It is fun...but there is also danger. A raging bushfire threatens to destroy the farm and everyone on it. How will they survive? Will Rosie ever return home to Ma, the little kids and Patch the puppy?

Title: Parramatta Rosie

Author: Teena Raffa-Mulligan

Illustrator: n/a

Genre: MG Fiction - historical

Subject: Colonial history

Reading Age: 8-11 years

ISBN: 978-0-6482503-9-5

Publisher: Sea Song Publications

Date Published: 2019

Pages: 100

Format: Softcover

Dimensions: 8in x 5in

RRP: $15.95

Postage: $6

Teena Raffa-Mulligan is a reader, writer and daydream believer who believes there is magic in every day if you choose to find it. She discovered the wonderful world of storytelling as a child and decided to become a writer at an early age. Teena’s publications for children include poetry, short stories, picture books, chapter books and MG novels. She shares her passion for books and writing by presenting talks and workshops to encourage people of all ages to write their own stories.


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