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A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including World War II hero Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop.

A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including World War II hero Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop.

Sir Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop was an Australian Army surgeon during World War II. This is the story of how Weary’s bravery and compassion helped to save the lives and bolster the spirits of fellow prisoners of war on the Thai–Burma Railway.

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.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780857985873

    January 3, 2017

    Random House Australia Children's

    36 pages

    RRP $21.00

    Online retailers

    • Fishpond
    • Mighty Ape
    • Paper Plus
    • The Warehouse
    • Whitcoulls
    • The Nile
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at www.booksellers.co.nz/directory

  • Hardback

    9780857985361

    June 1, 2015

    Random House Australia Children's

    32 pages

    RRP $30.00

    Online retailers

    • Fishpond
    • Mighty Ape
    • Paper Plus
    • The Warehouse
    • Whitcoulls
    • The Nile
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at www.booksellers.co.nz/directory

  • EBook

    9780857985880

    June 1, 2015

    RHA eBooks Child

    32 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks NZ
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
    • Booktopia NZ
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at www.booksellers.co.nz/directory

Awards and Recognition

  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards
    2016
    Shortlisted
    Crichton Award for New Illustrators

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