Coming Soon

Bush and Beyond

Written by Jaylon Tucker, Cheryl Kickett-Tucker, Jessica Lister, and Tjalaminu Mia


Grandparents are special, and the time you spend with them is special, too. This collection draws together four tales for younger readers from the Waarda series of Indigenous stories, first edited by acclaimed author Sally Morgan. These charming tales share some exciting, happy and even scary times exploring country in bush and beyond.

ISBN 9781925591132 (Paperback)
Formats B Format (198 x 128mm) (Paperback)
Categories Coming Soon
Indigenous Writing
Fiction for Younger Readers
Publisher Fremantle Press
Edition 1st
Publication Year 2018
Pages 136
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    Cheryl Kickett-Tucker

    Cheryl Kickett-Tucker belongs to three areas of the Noongar people – Wadjuk (Swan River), Balladong (Wheatbelt) and Yued (Moora). Lucky Thamu was inspired by her family’s experiences in the bush over the past twenty years. Read more

  • Jessica lister

    Jessica Lister

    Jessica Lister is one of the Nyungar people from the Katanning area of Western Australia. She was born in 1992 and likes drawing and listening to music. Read more

  • Tjalaminu mia

    Tjalaminu Mia

    Tjalaminu is a Noongar woman with bloodline links to the Minang and Goreng peoples of the South-West of Western Australia. She was a research fellow in Oral History and the Arts in the School of Indigenous Studies at the University of Western Australia. Read more

  • Jaylon tucker

    Jaylon Tucker

    Jaylon Tucker identifies as a Wongi-Noongar. He was born on Wadjuk Noongar country and via his father he belongs to the Ngullundharra and Walyan Aboriginal people of the north-east WA goldfields. His story, Lucky Thamu, is based on his time exploring the bush with his real-life Thamu. Read more