It's 1956 ...and the Melbourne Olympics is over but for Lina the excitement is just beginning. She has a new best friend, the school magazine is a huge hit, and her parents have a surprise that will change everything. When Lina has the chance to meet her idol, the famous writer Stella Davis, it seems as if all her dreams have come true - or have they? Follow Lina on her adventure in the final of four exciting stories about a passionate girl finding a place to belong.
Sally Rippin was born in Darwin and grew up in South-East Asia. As a young adult she studied traditional Chinese painting for three years in Shanghai and Hangzhou, which inspired her first novel Chenxi and the Foreigner. Sally 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. Currently, she lives in Melbourne with her partner and three sons, and writes and illustrates full time.