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A Ute Picnic And Other Australian Poems
Sometimes funny, sometimes heartbreaking this beautiful poetry collection takes a poignant look at what it is like to live on a farm in Australia.
This collection of poetry by Lorraine Marwood shows the essence of Australian life on the land. Containing strong themes of farming and rural living and covering topics such as drought, cows, rodeos, the working day and beloved pets. Also featuring a special heartfelt poem called Black Saturday which touches on the tragic bushfires which devastated rural Victoria in 2009. This beautifully designed collection, with interspersed images and drawings immerses the reader in the harsh realities and inspiring moments of living on a farm in Australia.
About the Author
Lorraine Marwood was born and raised in rural Victoria and has lived for most of her married life on a dairy farm with her husband and their six children. Lorraine is an award-winning poet who has been widely published in literary magazines across Australia, as well as magazines in the UK, USA, New Zealand and Canada. She has also published several children s novels and collections of poetry. Her titles with Walker Books Australia include 'A Ute Picnic and Other Australian Poems', 'Ratwhiskers and Me', published in 2008 and 'Star Jumps' which was short-listed for the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards 2010, Lower Primary Category; received a Notable mention in the Children s Book Council of Australia Awards, 2010; and won the Prime Minister s Literary Awards, Children s Fiction, 2010. For more information about the author, please visit her website: www.lorrainemarwood.com
Brownlow Book - A Tribute To The Greats Of Australian Football
The Brownlow Medal is the most prized individual award in Australian Football. The medal, awarded to the League's fairest and best player, has a proud history ever since Geelong's 'Carji' Greeves was the inaugural recipient in 1924. THE BROWNLOW- A TRIBUTE TO THE GREATS OF AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL tells the story of every winner in a collection of essays and interviews, complemented by strong photography. There's Ivor Warne-Smith, who won the League's highest honour twice despite being gassed in World War I, there's Barry Round, the oldest winner at 31 years and 238 days, with 258 games experience, there's Jim Stynes, the Irish recruit who first heard about football in his late teens. Each member of this special family has a story to tell. This updated edition of THE BROWNLOW- A TRIBUTE TO THE GREATS OF AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL features interviews with all the Brownlow Medallists since 2003, including Collingwood legend Nathan Buckley, former Eagle-turned-Tiger Ben Cousins, and the most recent recipient of the award, Gary Ablett Jnr. There will also be a feature on the 2010 winner.
Staying Safe In The Australian Bush
This comprehensive safety guide is for everyone who likes to get out of the urban area and enjoy the Australian bush. Staying Safe In the Australian Bush provides a wide range of safety information as well as practical insights, tips and ideas on what to do when safety is under threat.
Andrew Monroe has travelled extensively all over Australia, he shares his vast knowledge and experience he has gathered over many years of remote area travel.
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