Archer's Melbourne Cup (My Australian Story)

Author(s): Vashti Farrer

Middle Fiction

The year is 1861 and a major horse race is about to be run for the first time - the Melbourne Cup. Thirteen-year-old Robby Jenkins is working as a stablehand, and is convinced that his favourite horse, Archer, can win. Archer's Melbourne Cup tells the story of how one of Australia's iconic events began. It is also the story of a boy who dreams of being a top jockey - but does he have what it takes?


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781741698275
  • : Scholastic Australia
  • : Scholastic Australia
  • : July 2011
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : Australia
  • : October 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Vashti Farrer
  • : Paperback
  • : en
  • : 11+
  • : 208