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Kelsey and the Quest of the Porcelain Doll
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A captivating story of adversity, adventure and love from award-winning author Rosanne Hawke.

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Overview

‘Nanna, can you tell me a story just as if I were with you?’

Kelsey is in Pakistan and wants to go home. Mum and Dad are busy helping flood victims and she misses her friends. But most of all, Kelsey misses Nanna Rose.

Luckily, Kelsey can talk to Nanna on Skype. To help Kelsey feel better, they create a story about a porcelain doll called Amy Jo who wants to find someone to love her. As Kelsey and Nanna imagine Amy Jo’s quest, Kelsey starts to realise Pakistan isn’t that bad after all.

But how will the porcelain doll’s story end? Will Amy Jo find the person she’s destined for or be on a quest forever?

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Rosanne Hawke

Rosanne Hawke

Rosanne Hawke is the South Australian author of twenty-five books. She lived in Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates as an aid worker for ten years. Her books include The Messenger Bird, winner of the 2013 Cornish Holyer an Gof Award for Young Adult and Children’s Literature and Taj and the Great Camel Trek, winner of the 2012 Adelaide Festival Awards for Children’s Literature and shortlisted for the 2012 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. She is the 2015 recipient of the Nance Donkin Award; an Asialink, Carclew, Varuna and May Gibbs Fellow; and a Bard of Cornwall. She teaches creative writing at Tabor Adelaide and writes in an old Cornish farmhouse with underground rooms near Kapunda.