Secondhand. Good condition. Minimal edgewear. Pages have sunned. Foxing to right foredge.
When the First Fleet sailed into Sydney Cove in January 1788, there were nearly fifty children on board - some were convicts themselves, some were the children of Marines, and others were 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)