This book, in Guinness Book of Records style, tells the remarkable true stories of some of Australia's youngest heroes. At different times and in different ways, these brave, clever, adventurous, creative, athletic, caring or enterprising young Australians have done something amazing. The stories are accompanied by quirky cartoon illustrations that will amuse children. The book includes a range of incredible stories from the 18th Century to the present day. Wollongong author, Di Bates has written over 90 books for the trade and educational markets. Her most recent children's books are The Hold-Up Heroes (Museum of Australia), Big Bad Bruce (Koala Books) and Crossing the Line (Ford Street Publishing). Some of Di's books have won national and state awards, and have sold overseas in translation. She has also been awarded grants and fellowships from the Literature Board of the Australia Council. Di has worked as an editor for children's magazines and for a provincial newspaper. She currently works as a freelance writer and compiler of Buzz Words. She is married to award-winning children's author, Bill Condon. Marjory Gardner is a freelance children's book illustrator whose work has appeared in a wide range of trade and educational books and magazines published in Australia and internationally.
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|Size: ||8.6 MB|
|Publisher: ||IP Kidz|
|Date published: ||Oct 2010|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|
This product is listed in the following categories:Non-Fiction > Juvenile Nonfiction > Reference
Non-Fiction > Juvenile Nonfiction > Adventure & Adventurers
Non-Fiction > Juvenile Nonfiction > People & Places > Australia & Oceania