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Waves: For Those Who Come Across the Sea

Waves: For Those Who Come Across the Sea

Waves is about the waves of migration that have taken place over the centuries. It is made up of 14 first person narratives that describe the motivation and the journey.Every journey is perilous, every situation heartbreaking. Every refugee is a person forced by famine or war or ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781925381641
Barcode 9781925381641
Published 1 June 2018 by Walker Books Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Rawlins, Donna
Illustrated by Jackson, Mark
Illustrated by Potter, Heather
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ISBN-13 9781925381641
ISBN-10 1925381641
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Walker Books Australia
Imprint Black Dog Books
Publication Date 1 June 2018
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Rawlins, Donna
Illustrated by Jackson, Mark
Illustrated by Potter, Heather
Category History
Indigenous Peoples
Australian
Number of Pages 40
Dimensions Width: 258mm
Height: 267mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 440g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 911054

Description of this Book

Every journey is perilous, every situation heartbreaking. Every refugee is a person forced by famine or war or fear to leave their home, their families, their friends and all they know. Children have travelled on the waves of migration to the shores of Australia for tens of thousands of years. This book tells some of their stories.Waves is a narrative non-fiction book about the waves of migration to the shores of Australia.

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Author's Bio

Donna Rawlins is an illustrator, book designer and teacher who has specialised in making books for children for most of her working life. She has won many awards for her work and in 2003 was the recipient of the prestigious Lady Cutler Award, presented by the Children's Book Council of New South Wales, for her outstanding contribution to the children's book industry. Mark Jackson is an illustrator based in Melbourne. He has co-illustrated several books with his wife, Heather Potter, and their work has been featured in several exhibitions. Mark has several titles published by Walker Books Australia: The Truth About Penguins written by Meg McKinlay, 2010; Not Like Georgie written by Scott Hatcher, 2009; and Stuck! written by Charlotte Calder, 2009, which was short-listed in the Young Children Category of the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards 2010, and received a Notable mention in the Picture Book Category, Children's Book Council of Australia Awards, 2010. Platypus, published in 2015 and a part of the award-winning Nature Storybook series, was a Notable Book at the CBCA Book of the Year Awards in 2016 and was also short-listed for the Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature in the same year. Heather Potter is an illustrator based in Melbourne. She has co-illustrated several books with her husband, Mark Jackson, and their work has been featured in several exhibitions. Their first Walker Book together was picture book Not Like Georgie by Scott Hatcher, 2008. Heather also illustrated the verse novel Pearl Verses the Worldin 2009 by Sally Murphy, which won the Children's Book Category for the Indie Book of the Year Awards and Honour Book, Younger Readers category, Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards, 2010.

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