Three Dresses

Title: Three Dresses Author and illustrator: Wanda Gibson Publisher: University of Queensland Press (UQP) Publication date: April 2024 Themes: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander customs and beliefs, impacts of colonisation on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, surviving colonisation and Protection Acts, life on Aboriginal missions, identity and belonging, connection to Country Comprehensive teachers’ notes which include numerous […]

The Happiest Boy on Earth

The Happiest Boy on Earth by Eddie Jaku and illustrated by Nathaniel Eckstrom, a picture book for readers 8+ is based on Eddie Jaku’s international bestseller, The Happiest Man on Earth. In this story, Eddie sensitively shares with his great grandchildren stories about his life, turning points, events and experiences that shaped the man he […]

Australia Remembers Len Waters: Boundless and Born to Fly

Title: Australia Remembers Len Waters: Boundless and Born to Fly Author: Catherine Bauer Publisher: Big Sky Publishing Publication date: September 1, 2021 Genre: Historical non-fiction narrative Themes: First Nations Australians, family, Aboriginal culture, Australian military history, Royal Australian Air Force, discrimination, racism, Australian government policy, courage, heroism, perseverance, service to country. Additional notable information: Teachers’ […]