It's 1901...and even the death of Queen Victoria can't stop the growing excitement as Melbourne gets ready to celebrate Federation - on Rose's birthday! Meanwhile at school, Rose loves being involved in the cricket team. She's so focused on the game coming up that she almost doesn't tice Abigail acting strangely. What's wrong with Rose's best friend? And can Rose help? Join Rose in the final of four exciting stories about a Federation girl who's determined to do things her way!
Sherryl Clark has published almost 30 children's books, including The Too-Tight Tutu, Sixth Grade Style Queen (Not!) and Motormouth. She has had two collections of poetry for adults published - Edge and Thicker Than Water - and is a co-editor of Poetrix magazine. Lucia Masciullo has recently illustrated Sonya Hartnett's The Boy and Toy.