Secondhand. Good condition. Minimal edgewear.Pages have sunned. Ex library book with stickers, stamps and protective plastic covering. Book has been cleaned and binding is still very good.
When the First Fleet sailed into Sydney Cove in January 1788, there were close to fifty children on board - some were convicts themselves, some were the children of Marines, and others the babies born to convict women during the long journey from Plymouth, England.
In this book, Robert Holden describes the lives of these forgotten young colonists: their grim existence in the slums of London, their astonishing experiences in its courts and prisons and their uncertain future in their strange new home. (back cover)