By Germein, KatrinaBy Sullivan, R.Illustrated by Briggs, Karen
A JOYOUS AND EXUBERANT PICTURE BOOK ABOUT LIFE IN A REMOTE COMMUNITY Tell 'em how us kids like to play. We got bikes and give each other rides. Tell 'em about the dancing and singing, And all the stories the old people know. In this book, written in conjunction with children from... Manyallaluk School in the Roper River region in the NT, the voices of Indigenous children sing out across the land to tell us about their life in a remote community.Read more
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Katrina Germein is a bestselling picture book author whose books have been published around the world. Popular titles include Big Rain Coming and My Dad Thinks He's Funny, which was Highly Commended in the Prime Minister's Literary Awards. In 2019 Katrina received a Speech Pathology Book of the Year Award for Let's Go Strolling. Many of her other stories are CBCA Notable Books. Katrina is an ambassador for Raising Literacy Australia, a Books in Homes Role Model and a Premier's Reading Challenge Ambassador. She has an energetic dog named Mango and summer is her favourite season. Rosemary Sullivan is a teacher who was born in Darwin and has lived and worked in the Top End of the Northern Territory all her life. She currently teaches at a one-teacher school on a cattle station in the NT, and continues to pursue her interest in both education and writing. Her first picture book, Tom Tom, was nominated as a Honour Book in the 2009 CBCA Book of the Year Awards for Early Childhood and has sold more than 28,000 copies. Karen Briggs is a designer and illustrator whose inspiration stems from her love of animals and nature, and memories of holidays with her grandmother on the Cummeragunja Mission. She is a descendant of the Yorta Yorta people whose ancestral homeland radiates from the junction of the Goulburn and Murray Rivers in North East Victoria. Her first picture book, Kick with My Left Foot, written by Paul Seden, was published in 2014, and shortlisted for the CBCA Crichton Award in 2015. These days she illustrates from her home in the Adelaide Hills.
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