Authors » Alexander Brown
Alexander ‘Sandy’ Brown was born on De Grey Station in January 1930. As a boy he learned the Ngarla Nyamal, and Coastal Nyangumarta languages, the niceties and intricacies of their cultures, and all the Aboriginal knowledge and skills of bush living. He also learned many station skills. He learned to read and write in 1984, and has been recording aspects of his language and culture ever since.
Winner, Kate Chaillis RAKA Award, 2005
Books available from Fremantle Press
- Ngarla Songs 2003
Light Horse Boy at Bologna
Fremantle Press illustrators are again set to shine at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in March 2014. Drawings from Light Horse Boy will feature in the Australian Publishers Association exhibition Hello! from Australia while The Last Viking and Dreamers will feature in the exhibition’s book showcase.