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Author Vicki Bennett about her books and films
March 15 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Our breakfast meeting 7am for 7:30am start will have as guest speaker, Vicki Bennett is a bestselling author of 27 books for adults and young people. Most of her books are internationally successful and have been published in numerous languages. Her latest book, The Little Stowaway, published by Scholastic Publishers in 2018, is a story about a little French orphan who was smuggled to Australia in an oat bag.
Her books include: Programme to Succeed, Mirrors – An Adventure into Ourselves, Take Me To My Garden, Mummy?, Making Dreams Come True, I’ve Read the Rules, Now How do I Play the Game?, Life Smart, The Effective Leader, Signposts for Life and What Do Women Really Want?
Never Forget Australia documentary. This 52 minute documentary showcases 7 poignant stories emerging from Wold War 1 which sparked a love story between Australia and France. It tells of how an Australian Airman smuggled a little French orphan to Australia in an Oat bag. How just two pennies rebuilt the Victoria School in Villers-Bretonneux. The day the Australian’s stole a very famous German tank and bought it home. Why Villers-Bretonneux is a funny name for an Aboriginal burial ground. How we brought the Unknown Soldier home to Australia. And how Villers-Bretonneux became that little piece of Australia, right in the middle of France.