W Is for Wombat

W Is for Wombat Cover

W Is for Wombat

By Bronwyn Bancroft

Little Hare Books, Board Books, 9781921541179, 24pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2010

The selection of colors, animals, and words and the new format makes this the perfect book for toddlers. Each page depicts an Australian word taken from the original book, creating a captivating reference that celebrates the uniqueness of Australia and its language.

About the Author
Bronwyn Bancroft is an artist and designer whose artworks have been collected and shown by galleries throughout Australia and around the world.

A descendant of the Bundjalung people, Bronwyn studied at the Canberra School of Art, eventually starting Designer Aboriginals, training Aboriginal women in arts and craft. She was one of the founders of Boomalli, the Aboriginal Artists' Cooperative, was a board member of the Council of the National Gallery of Australia, has been Chair of the Visual Arts and Crafts Committee for the NSW Ministry of the Arts, and is a well-known speaker on Aboriginal art and advocacy issues. Since 1993 Bronwyn has authored and illustrated many award-winning children's books, including "Possum and Wattle" and "Patterns of Australia".