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Backyard Birds

Written by Helen Milroy


This boldly illustrated work from Indigenous creator Helen Milroy celebrates the birds in our backyards. From laughing kookaburras to prancing mudlarks, this is a fun and lively read for the very young.


'It's the bold-patterned and beautifully colourful illustrations that strikingly bring the book together, from the detailed endpapers to each inviting spread.' Books+Publishing

ISBN 9781925816563 (Hardback)
Formats Picture Book (195 x 195mm) (Hardback)
Categories Coming Soon
Indigenous Writing
Children's Picture Books
Publisher Fremantle Press
Edition 1st
Publication Year 2020
Pages 32
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    Helen Milroy

    Dr Helen Milroy is a descendant of the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia, but was born and educated in Perth. Australia’s first Indigenous doctor, Helen studied medicine at the University of Western Australia and is currently Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at UWA, Honorary Research Fellow at Telethon Kids Institute and a Commissioner with the National Mental Health Commission. Helen was recently appointed as the AFL’s first indigenous commissioner. Wombat, Mudlark and Other Stories is her first book for children. Read more