Annie's family work hard to survive on their Ohio farm. Annie's happiest when hunting game with her pa, and she doesn't care one bit that it's not the kind of thing girls are meant to do. When tragedy strikes, the family is thrown into deepest poverty. Until one day, Annie dares to pick up Pa's old rifle, and find a way to feed her starving family.
As the family's fortunes worsen, Annie is sent away to work, and life becomes an ever greater struggle. Yet Annie has the courage and pluck to survive - and her brilliance with a rifle starts to gain her more than just turkeys for the pot. Can Annie's amazing skills take her all the way to fame and fortune?
An inspiring novel based on the incredible life of sharpshooting star Annie Oakley.
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Fire Girl and Fire Witch author Matt Ralphs has always been fascinated by witches, ghosts and anything that sent a shiver down his spine - and as a child was convinced that his Suffolk home was haunted. His favourite childhood book was Enid Blyton's The Enchanted Wood as it was magical, mysterious and a little bit weird - and his goal as an author is to creaMore about Matt Ralphs