Author(s): Sally Rippin; Lucia Masciullo (Illustrator)
It's 1956 . . . and the Melbourne Olympic Games have finally arrived The whole city is buzzing with excitement, and Lina can't wait to go along as a reporter for the school magazine. Now is her chance to prove to everyone that she's a real writer, and nothing could be more important--until Lina makes a new friend, who changes the way she sees the world . . . Follow Lina on her adventure in the third of four exciting books about a passionate girl finding a place to belong
Sally Rippin is the author of many books for children, including the popular Billie B Brown and Hey Jack! series, and the highly acclaimed children's novel Angel Creek. Lucia Masciullo grew up in Livorno, Tuscany. She always loved painting and after graduating in Biology she decided to pursue her dream career as an artist. In 2006 she moved to Brisbane and since then has been happily working as a fine art painter and freelance illustrator.