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Australians All - a book by Wheatley, Nadia

Australians All

A History of Growing up from the Ice Age to the Apology

Australians All( )
Author: Wheatley, Nadia
Illustrator: Searle, Ken
ISBN:978-1-74114-637-0
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Allen & Unwin
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $45.99
Book Description:

A lavish and comprehensive new history of Australia, told through the lives of children, Australians All tells the story of what it was like to grow up on our continent from the Ice Age to the Apology. The historical narrative is interspersed with over seventy mini-biographies and childhood accounts, including some well-known Australians such as William Barak, Ethel Turner, Eddie Mabo, and Mark Oliphant as well as many lesser-known Australians. Meticulously researched and...
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Book Details
Pages:280
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Australia & Oceania
Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / Australia & Oceania
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.58 x 10.92 x 0.975 Inches
Book Weight:3.15 Pounds
Author Biography
Wheatley, Nadia (Author)
Nadia Wheatley is an Australian writer, born on April 30, 1949 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She began writing full-time in 1976 and has written numerous award-winning picture books, novels, and works of history for children and adults. She has twice received the New South Wales Premier's Children's Book Prize. Her biography of Charmian Clift won the New South Wales Premier's Award for Australian History (2002). Her other work includes My Place (illustrated by Donna Rawlins), The House that was Eureka, The Papunya School Book of Country and History (in collaboration with Aboriginal students and staff at Papunya School - Northern Territory) and Going Bush which received an Australian Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing (2007). In 2016, her book, Flight (illustrated by Armin Greder), won the 2016 Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Award, Picture Book of the Year.

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