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A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including the bush poet Banjo Paterson.

A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including the bush poet Banjo Paterson.

Banjo Paterson is one of Australia’s most loved poets. This is the story of how he came to write his legendary ballads ‘The Man from Snowy River’ and ‘Waltzing Matilda’.

From Ned Kelly to Saint Mary MacKillop; Captain Cook to Banjo Paterson, the Meet ... series of picture books tells the exciting stories of the men and women who have shaped Australia's history.

Reviews

Weidenbach's use of language plays to the reader’s senses – they can almost feel the ‘tickle of a foal’s nose’, smell the ‘scent of gum trees’ and hear the ‘crackling of a camp fire’. This non-fiction series about real-life characters is one that stands out.

Anya Whitelaw, Western Advocate

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780857980090

    August 1, 2016

    Random House Australia Children's

    36 pages

    RRP $21.00

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  • EBook

    9780857980106

    April 1, 2015

    RHA eBooks Child

    32 pages

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    • iBooks NZ
    • Amazon Kindle
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