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Learn More about Stegosaurus
Patricia Bernard was born in Melbourne in 1942. She left Australia when she was nineteen. During the next twenty years she sailed up the Nile, worked in Berlin during the closing of the Wall, met Mohammed V of Morocco in the Sahara Desert, travelled through Alaska in a sports car in winter, fell in love with a Spanish matador, married in Jamaica, hitch-hiked with her one-year-old daughter around Japan and Korea just after the Korean War, became stranded on the Niagara Falls Bridge without a passport, visited Lhasa in Tibet, was among the first Australians to visit China in the 70s, and was the first NSW resident given a visa for Cuba.
She has worked and travelled all over the world, and intends to see all the other countries she hasn’t yet seen before she falls off the planet. She lives in Paddington in a convict-built house. She loves travel, science fiction, children and cinema. She has written over 50 books for children.
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Other books in our library by Patricia Bernard
Within an hour of arriving in Venice, Rob is attacked by a masked assailant. The next day, another attack - same mask. But it's Carnevale, and everyone in Venice is wearing a mask. Who wants Rob dead? And why? Rob and his cousin Luca must find out - before it's too late. Then Rob is captured, and Luca knows he must act fast: the Spirit of Death is collecting souls…
Fords and Flying Machines
Jack McLaren accompanies Hudson Fysh and Paul McGuiness on their historic 2170km trek from Longreach, Queensland, to Katherine, NT, in a Model-T Ford, surveying the country for suitable landing fields for an air race. Convinced of the need for an outback air service, Fysh and McGuiness founded Qantas in 1920.