John Flynn: The Man Who Created Australia's

John Flynn: The Man Who Created Australia's "Mantle of Safety"

by Jeannie Meekins
     
 
John Flynn was a man with a dream. The outback of Australia was a land of risk and adventure. It was also a land of isolation and danger.
Flynn wanted to create a “mantle of safety” across the outback. He set up hospitals, hostels, nursing homes and welfare centres, and created the world’s first aerial medical service – the Royal Flying

Overview

John Flynn was a man with a dream. The outback of Australia was a land of risk and adventure. It was also a land of isolation and danger.
Flynn wanted to create a “mantle of safety” across the outback. He set up hospitals, hostels, nursing homes and welfare centres, and created the world’s first aerial medical service – the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Flynn had a simple philosophy. He believed that if you start with an idea, nothing can stop it.

Find out more about this man who brought medical service to Australia's outback and why he has more memorials dedicated to him than any other Australian.

Ages 8 and up.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148984764
Publisher:
LearningIsland.com
Publication date:
12/29/2013
Series:
15-Minute Books , #622
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Jeannie Meekins is an Australian writer who lives with her children and a couple of cats who think they own the computer. And if her dog could read, he’d be jealous, so it’s lucky that he can’t. Jeannie has also written numerous books for children, many available through LearningIsland.com.

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