Coming Soon

In the Lamplight

Written by Dianne Wolfer and illustrated by Brian Simmonds

Hardback
Price
$26.99

From fighting for the right to vote to nursing conscripted young men, Rose’s life changes forever when World War I arrives in the peaceful English village of Harefield. With an influx of wounded Australian soldiers, the villagers rally around to provide care and comfort, despite suffering their own casualties and grieving for their own losses. Training to nurse Australian soldiers like Jim the Light Horse boy is hard work, but with it comes much for Rose to treasure – in the gaining of a vocation, in confidence won and in finding new love in a new land.

Properties
ISBN 9781925591224 (Hardback)
Formats Large Format Illustrated (220 x 175mm) (Hardback)
Categories Coming Soon
Fiction for Younger Readers
Anzac and War
Fiction for Middle Readers
Publisher Fremantle Press
Edition 1st
Publication Year 2018
Pages 120
  • Brian simmonds

    Brian Simmonds

    Brian Simmonds was born in Subiaco and worked for many years as a Lithographer in the Printing industry while studying art in the evenings. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art from Curtin University and worked for The Sunday Times, New Idea and an advertising agency before he became a professional artist in 1990. He has exhibited his work many times and won numerous prizes for drawing, oil painting and mixed media works. His work can be found in many private and public collections in Australia. Read more

  • Dianne wolfer

    Dianne Wolfer

    Dianne is the acclaimed author of many books for teenagers and young readers spanning multiple genres. Her book Lighthouse Girl served as inspiration for PIAF’s giant puppets and features in events commemorating the centenary of the departure of the first AIF from Albany. One of Dianne’s picture books, Photographs in the Mud (set along the Kokoda Track), is used as an international peace reference and has been published in Japanese; it is also a recommended resource for the National History Curriculum. Her YA title Choices has been translated into Polish. Read more