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These travellers’ tales have one thing in common: they are true. Antarctica is the driest, the windiest, the highest continent on earth. And the least known. This anthology offers a diverse collection of gripping autobiographical first impressions of travellers of all kinds to Antarctica. From the very famous, to the many long forgotten expeditioners…Read more »
by Victoria Laurie with photography by Richard Woldendorp, AM
‘The speck of a small plane is moving lazily over the jagged coastline of Australia. Every so often the plane lands and a sole occupant alights to wander along the shore. Along the mighty length of this coastline Woldendorp can spot a million picturesRead more »
by Alison Wright with illustrations by Larry Mitchell with photography by Victor France
Seventy kilometres off Australia’s west coast lie a series of barren-looking atolls called the Abrolhos Islands. The seasonal inhabitants of these islands came from diverse ethnic backgrounds, and, like many isolated communities, have developed close links. Working together as a community they have built schools, halls, churches and lifelong friendships…Read more »
by Scott Cane
It was 1952 and the Spinifex People were about to meet white Australia.
The People of the Sun and Shadow, the Spinifex People, were cocooned within the Spinifex plains of the Western Desert, for hundreds of generations until shaken from their nomadic solitude by the atomic shock of Maralinga. When they returned to their homelands in the 1980s…Read more »
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.