The Story of Australia: For the Young (and the Curious)
The Story of Australia weaves together the many strands of our nation’s past – ancient and Indigenous, colonial and contemporary – to create a fascinating history for all readers, young and old.
In clear, succinct language that both children and adults will appreciate, Watson guides readers from the ancient lands of Gondwana, through human settlement, colonisation and waves of migration, to the challenges facing our diverse nation today. Each era is brought to life in a series of beautifully illustrated spreads that capture a particular event or development – or give a snapshot of ordinary Australians at the time.
The Story of Australia will be treasured by children and families for years to come.
About the author:
Don Watson is the author of many acclaimed books, including Caledonia Australis, Recollections of a Bleeding Heart, American Journeys, The Bush and Watsonia.
Author: Don Watson
Publisher: Black Inc.
Dimensions: 257 x 198 x 20 mm
Publication date: 2 July 2021
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