Written by a wide range of experienced children’s authors specialising in history at primary level.
The First Fleet series describes what life was like in England for different groups of people in the late 18th century, and tells the story of the terrifying voyage to Australia in 1787 made by 1,500 men, women and children from England on the 11 ships of the First Fleet. Meet some of the First Fleet convicts, officers and sailors, whose names you might still recognise today. Finally, find out about the first weeks and months the new arrivals spent in New South Wales.
Selected sample pages from First Fleet - The Voyage