Author(s): Gabrielle Wang
It's 1864 . . .
and Poppy is on the road again, heading to the town of Wahgunyah. On the way she meets a stranger who seems to know something about her past, and her special letter with the red tiger seal. But the more time she spends with this boy, the more difficult he becomes. Should Poppy trust him?
Join Poppy again on her adventure in the third of four exciting stories about a Gold Rush girl who dreams of a better life.
Gabrielle Wang's novel The Garden of Empress Cassia won the 2002 Aurealis Award, was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier's Literary Awards and was a CBC Notable Book.The Pearl of Tiger Bay was shortlisted for the 2004 Aurealis Award and The Lion Drummer was named a Notable Book in the 2009 CBC Book of the Year Awards. Gabrielle's other novels include A Ghost in My Suitcase and Little Paradise. Lucia Masciullo has recently illustrated Sonya Hartnett's The Boy and Toy.