Marly and the goat
by
 
Pung, Alice, author.

Title
Marly and the goat

Author
Pung, Alice, author.

ISBN
9780143308515

Personal Author
Pung, Alice, author.

Publication Information
Melbourne, Victoria Penguin Australia, 2015.
 
©2015

Physical Description
123 pages : illustrations, one map ; 20 cm.

Series
Our Australian girl ; 3
 
Our Australian girl ; 3.

Series Title
Our Australian girl ;

General Note
"Puffin Books."
 
"It's 1983 . . . and there's excitement in Marly's house. Her grandparents have arrived from Vietnam, and soon her mum will have a new baby. While Grandma tries to make Marly into a 'young lady', Grandpa digs up the back yard. Then he brings home Agnes, a goat! But the neighbours want Agnes taken away, and then things get dangerous. Will Marly be able to protect her grandpa and her pet?" --Publisher's site.

Abstract
It's 1983 . . . and there's excitement in Marly's house. Her grandparents have arrived from Vietnam, and soon her mum will have a new baby. While Grandma tries to make Marly into a 'young lady', Grandpa digs up the back yard. Then he brings home Agnes, a goat! But the neighbours want Agnes taken away, and then things get dangerous. Will Marly be able to protect her grandpa and her pet?

Reading Level
For children.

Subject Term
Refugees -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
 
Children's stories.
 
Boat people -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
 
Vietnamese -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
 
Grandparents -- Juvenile fiction.
 
Goats -- Juvenile fiction.

Genre
Children's stories

Geographic Term
Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile fiction.
 
Australia -- History -- Juvenile fiction.

Added Author
Masciullo, Lucia,

Format
Books


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CarlingfordPRC 3 (Years 5-6)J OURACarlingfordJunior Fiction
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