Sweet Adversity

HarperCollins Publishers Australia


  • ISBN: 9781460755105

  • ISBN 10: 1460755103

  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU

  • On Sale: 18/06/2018

  • Pages: 336

  • List Price: 17.99 AUD

  • Age: From 10 years

  • BISAC1: Children's, Teenage & educational / Adventure stories (Children's - Teenage)

In 1928, Shakespearean actors, the McAllisters, are forced to leave their daughter Adversity at the Emu Swamp Children’s Home. They fully intend to return, but things don’t go according to plan.

Then, to make matters worse, Scrimshaw, a villainous theatrical agent, hears the talented Addie sing and plots to use her in his next money-making venture.
Together with Macbeth, her Shakespeare-quoting cockatiel, Addie is about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime.

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