Possum and Wattle: My Big Book of Australian Words (Hardcover)

My Big Book of Australian Words

By Bronwyn Bancroft

Little Hare Books, 9781921272585, 48pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2009



More than 100 words about Australian animals, plants, and landscapes are defined and explained in this unique word book. From blossoms and bees through wombats and willy willys, the most prominent aspects of Australia's beautiful landscape are detailed here. Lavish illustrations range from small vignettes to expansive narrative landscapes and both captivate and celebrate the uniqueness of Australia and its language.

About the Author

Bronwyn Bancroft is an Aboriginal artist and the author of An Australian 1 2 3 of Animals, An Australian ABC of Animals, Big Rain Coming, Dirrangun, Patterns of Australia, and Sun Mother Wakes the World, as well as the illustrator of Malu Kangaroo.