In The Lamplight

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Written by Dianne Wolfer,
Illustrated by Brian Simmonds
Published by Fremantle Press, 2018

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From fighting for the right to vote to nursing conscripted young men, Rose’s life changes forever when World War I arrives in the peaceful English village of Harefield. With an influx of wounded Australian soldiers, the villagers rally around to provide care and comfort, despite suffering their own casualties and grieving for their own losses. Training to nurse Australian soldiers like Jim the Light Horse boy is hard work, but with it comes much for Rose to treasure – in the gaining of a vocation, in confidence won and in finding new love in a new land.

In the Lamplight will be published by Fremantle Press in April 2018. I’m currently taking  bookings for school/library visits. Please email me if your school would like an Anzac themed presentation (ASA rates and small travel fee). I’ll be visiting schools in the UK in May and will be in NSW during August. More details soon.

Research Trip to Harefield 2013



More about the Harefield Flag and Here

More about the Anzac Quilt

More about Jimmy and Harefield Hospital’s cockatoo

Other book in the series

Lighthouse Girl cover

Lighthouse Girl

Light Horse Boy