'A shadow, a swift movement, a shout; it was quick. instinctively, she raised her
arm to protect herself'

Hannah Stanton has no family now, except for these strangers who live among
cannibals. Her first impression of the island is of white sand and waving palms
but the jungle hides deception and death. Who is the mysterious figure watching
from the darkness and will Hannah's defiant spirit wither under the glare of her
missionary uncle and aunt?

Hannah needs all her strength to survive baptism of fire.

Genre: Children's Fiction

Praise for this book

"A delightful book: delicately ironic, questioning, beautifully researched. I couldn't put it down." - Thea Astley


Used availability for Christine Harris's Baptism of Fire

Paperback Editions

April 1996 : UK Paperback
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Title: Baptism Of Fire
Author(s): Christine Harris
ISBN: 0-09-183174-1 / 978-0-09-183174-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Random House Australia Children's Books
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Kindle Editions

January 2012 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Baptism Of Fire
Author(s): Christine Harris
Publisher: Random House Australia
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU