Author(s): Melaina Faranda
In the earliest years of the nineteenth century, Mary Anning spends her days scouring the cliffs near her Dorset home. She looks for the fossilised remains of sea creatures to sell to the gentry for money to feed her stricken family. Only Mary seems to have the determination and passion to find a way to save them all.
Australian author Melaina Faranda is a prolific writer of books for young people. She is the author of an international Young Adult series: The Circle, and other titles include Jack No Name (NG3), Avatar, The Glass Boy and Stand Up! (MainSails). She is also an English teacher and has taught and given creative writing workshops in schools throughout Australia and the UK.