Barney and the Secret of the Whales

Author(s): Jackie French

Younger Readers

What is the sailor's secret about the treasure of Australia's colony?

The second book in a series that explores little-known history about Australia's fascinating past.

Barney Bean is keen to make his fortune and he hears a secret; a sailor's secret about the treasure of the colony. But how can chasing whales make you rich? Is adventure at sea worth leaving everything he loves? Written by award-winning author Jackie French and superbly illustrated by Mark Wilson, this second book in The Secret Histories series explores how the early colony survived with the wealth from whaling, a little-known secret from Australia's past.

Ages: 8+



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General Fields

  • : 9780732299446
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Australia
  • : colaus
  • : December 2015
  • : February 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jackie French
  • : Paperback
  • : Mark Wilson
  • : 144