I Can Jump Puddles: Australian Children's Classics: Australian Children's Classics
By Alan Marshall
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It amazed me that they would imagine I would never walk again. I knew what I was going to do. I was going to break in wild horses and yell 'Ho! Ho!' and wave my hat in the air, and
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I Can Jump Puddles: Australian Children's Classics: Australian Children's Classics
9781742535845
Penguin eBooks
20 November 2012
EPUB
204
2.02 MB
13+ years (13-99)
EN
Children/juvenile

Author Biography

Alan Marshall was born in Noorat, Victoria in 1902 and educated in Terang. He lived in Melbourne for some time, and then travelled extensively around Australia. He has recounted the story of his life and travels in a three-part autobiography. I Can Jump Puddles, the first book of the trilogy, is the story of his childhood. It is one of Australia's best loved books, and is known around the world in thirty languages. It was made into an award-winning film by Czechoslovakian director Karel Kachyna in 1970. This is the Grass is the second book of Alan Marshall's autobiography; the third is In Mine Own Heart.