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Heroes, Rebels and Innovators Inspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from history

$26.99

Member's Price $ 24.29

Be inspired and amazed by these incredible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander icons! With colourful artwork and evocative writing, this book tells stories every Australian should know. Powerful and exciting: here are seven inspiring stories about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from history. Amongst these are Patyegarang, a Darug woman who worked with a British officer of the First Fleet, teaching him words from local Aboriginal languages - together they made the first written record of any Aboriginal languages; Mohara Wacando-Lifu, a woman of Torres Strait Islander, Niue Islander and Papua New Guinea heritage and the first Indigenous woman to receive the Royal Humane Society's Gold Medal for bravery; Yarri and Jacky Jacky, who led the rescue of sixty-nine people during the Gundagai floods of 1852. Each colourful spread in this illustrated book tells a compelling story.

Author : Karen Wyld
Publisher : Lothian Children's Books
Publish Date : Jul 2021
Pages : 96
Format : BB- Hardcover
Dimensions : 26.4 x 28.7 cm