This story is based on the Sydney flood of 1986 and is set in the outer suburb of Richmond. The floods cause the river to burst its banks, and three children race to get home before water covers the bridges. Each takes a different route, and one of them will be a hero by the end of the day.
Used availability for Allan Baillie's Hero
February 1990 : UK Hardback
November 1991 : UK Paperback
February 1990 : USA Paperback