Authors » Roger McDonald
Roger McDonald was born at Lambing Flat (now Young), New South Wales, and educated at country schools and in Sydney. He is the author of many novels dealing with many aspects of the Australian experience, including the prizewinning 1915 and Mr Darwin’s Shooter. His account of travelling through the outback with a team of New Zealand shearers, Shearers’ Motel, was awarded the 1993 National Book Award for non-fiction.
Winner, National Book Award for Non Fiction, 1993
Other Books by this Author
- Mr Darwin’s Shooter
- Shearer’s Motel
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.