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Jim and Wally (Billabong #5)

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Title:Jim and Wally (Billabong #5)
Author:
Bruce, Mary Grant   
(14 of 26 for author by title)
A Little Bush Maid (Billabong #1)
Hugh Stanford's Luck
Published:   1917
Publisher:Ward, Lock & Co., Limited
Tags:adventure, Australia, Europe, fiction, juvenile, World War I
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It is 1915. Jim Linton and Wally Meadows, half a world away from Australia and Billabong, are serving in the British Army. During their initiation into the horrors of trench warfare in France, they experience the enemy’s deadly new weapon: poison gas. They both spend their convalescence in the green countryside of Ireland, together with Jim’s sixteen-year-old sister, Norah, and their father, David. But the rest days spent fishing and riding across the hills, bring unexpected and perilous drama, which they share with a new friend, the gallant Irishman, John O’Neill.—Goodreads. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Bruce, Mary Grant

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Mary Grant Bruce (May 24, 1878—July 2, 1958) also known as Minnie Bruce, was an Australian children's author and journalist.

Although she wrote many books, her most famous were the Billabong series, begun when she was writing weekly stories for the children's pages of the Leader, where A Little Bush Maid first appeared in serial form. The story proved so successful that the Linton family was launched.

Although much of her work was written in England, Mary Grant Bruce's patriotism is more Australian than British. The Lintons' world, threatened from outside, withstood challenge, unchanged and untarnished. Australians, and not only children, looking at Billabong, could see themselves as they wanted to be—mates in fortune and adversity, sturdy, decent and fearless inheritors of a tough, but rewarding land.

—Australian Dictionary of Biography.

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