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The Burnt Stick

The Burnt Stick (EPUB ebook)

By Hill, Anthony
Illustrated by Sofilas, Mark

This is the story of an aboriginal boy's life and his struggle to decide where he belongs and how to cope with a society that doesn't understand and doesn't tolerate.

ISBN 9781743484999
Published 13 January 2014 by Penguin
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781743484999
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin eBooks
Publication Date 13 January 2014
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Hill, Anthony
Illustrated by Sofilas, Mark
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Racism, Sexism & Prejudice
Fiction Dealing With Multiculturalism
Children's and Educational
Ebook Challenge Level: 5-6
Ebook Challenge Level: 7-8
Challenge Level: 6-9
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 645935

Description of this Electronic Book

John Jagamarra grew up at the Pearl Bay Mission for Aboriginal children in the far north-west. It was beautiful there, but it wasn't home. This is a tale for everyone about the pain of separation, and the strength of the human spirit.

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Author's Bio

Anthony Hill (Author) Anthony Hill is a multi-award-winning, bestselling author. His most recent book for adults, The Story of Billy Young, was published in 2012. His novel Soldier Boy, about Australia's youngest known Anzac, was winner of the 2002 NSW Premier's Literary Award for Books for Young Adults. His most recent children's book, Captain Cook's Apprentice, won the 2009 NSW Premier's Young People's History Prize. It follows Soldier Boy, Young Digger and Animal Heroes as further testimony to his remarkable ability to extensively research historical material and, from wide-ranging sources, piece together a moving and exciting story. He is also the author of two novellas, the beautiful Shadow Dog, and the award-winning The Burnt Stick, illustrated by Mark Sofilas, as well as the picture book, Lucy's Cat and the Rainbow Birds, illustrated by Jane Tanner. Anthony lives in Canberra with his wife, Gillian. Their daughter, son-in-law and grand-daughter, Emily, live in Melbourne. Mark Sofilas (Illustrator) Mark Sofilas was born in Bunbury, Western Australia, in 1961. He studied at Perth Technical College, gaining a Diploma in Graphic Design in 1979. After working in design studios and running a successful illustration and design partnership for eight years in Perth, Mark relocated to Melbourne in 1989 and established his own freelance company, which specialised in advertising, publishing and fine artwork. Mark also illustrated Anthony Hill's The Burnt Stick and Spindrift. He currently lives in Sydney.

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