Why I Love Australia

Why I Love Australia

Board book

Illustrated by Bronwyn Bancroft

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  • Publisher: LITTLE HARE
  • Format: Board book | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 226mm x 274mm x 10mm | 381g
  • Publication date: 1 May 2011
  • ISBN 10: 1921541784
  • ISBN 13: 9781921541780
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Illustrations note: chiefly col. ill
  • Sales rank: 64,829

Product description

A glorious book that explores renowned artist Bronwyn Bancroft's reverence and love for the vast and varied awe inspiring landscapes of Australia "Gorges that plummet into serpentine shadows . . . ""Cloaks of white that drape the rocky crags of snowy mountains . . . ""Learning the desert sky by the warmth of an open fire." In this magnificent celebration of country, Bronwyn Bancroft uses both images and words to explore the beauty of the Australian continent and to express the depth of her feelings about it. It is a superb and unique showcase of reverence for landscape--from the coast and the outback to the cities and plains, from dramatic gorges to rugged alpine peaks, and from barren deserts to lush rainforests, Australia is undoubtedly a place of unrivaled beauty that is captured perfectly in Bancroft's book.

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Author information

Bronwyn Bancroft is an Aboriginal artist and designer whose artworks have been collected and shown by galleries around the world. She is the illustrator of" An Australian 1, 2, 3 of Animals"; "An Australian ABC of Animals"; "Malu Kangaroo"; "Patterns of Australia"; "Possum and Wattle"; and "Sun Mother Wakes the World."

Review quote

"It is Bancroft's paintings that make the greatest impression." --"School Library Journal" on "Sun Mother Wakes the World"