Guardians (Wylah the Koorie Warrior, Book 1)

Title: Guardians (Wylah the Koorie Warrior, Book 1) Authors: Jordan Gould and Richard Pritchard Illustrator: Richard Pritchard Publisher: Allen & Unwin Publication date: 31 May, 2022 RRP: $15.99 (AUD) A Study Guide can be accessed here Guardians is the first book in the Wylah the Koorie Warrior series co-authored by Jordan Gould an Indigenous Australian […]

Picture Books by First Nations Authors and Illustrators – Collection 2

To view the first collection of eighteen books by First Nations authors and illustrators please visit here. Bobtail’s Friend: From the Desert to the Sea is the second book in the Spirit of the Dreaming series written by  Rhonda Collard-Spratt, Yamatji-Noongar artist, storyteller, poet  and Stolen Generations survivor and Jacki Ferro with illustrations by Rhonda-Collard-Spratt […]

Looking After Country with Fire: Aboriginal burning knowledge with Uncle Kuu

Looking After Country with Fire: Aboriginal burning knowledge with Uncle Kuu by Victor Steffensen and illustrated by Sandra Steffensen is a picture book that educates young readers about the use of First Nations fire practices to manage the land. In this story, Uncle Kuu spends time with children in the bush to observe what is […]

Through Old Eyes

Through Old Eyes, an anthology of poems by Uncle Wes Marne, a proud Bigambul man and community elder, recently celebrated his 100th birthday. To mark this milestone he released his first book, Through Old Eyes, containing fifty of his poems. This book is published by BLACKBOOKS a division of Tranby Aboriginal Cooperative Limited. These poems […]

We Are Australians

We Are Australians written by Duncan Smith and Nicole Godwin with paintings by Jandamarra Cadd and published by Wild Dog Books is an absolutely stunning picture book. The utterly moving, poetic and emotive text coupled with sublime illustrations provoked a visceral reaction for me. I had goosebumps while reading this breathtaking book. This is a […]

Charlie’s Swim

Charlie’s Swim written by proud Bardi woman Edith Wright and illustrated by Charmaine Ledden-Lewis, descendant of the Bundjalung people from the Clarence River and published by Magabala Books is a true story that honours the author’s selfless and courageous uncle, Charles D’Antoine, who showed enormous bravery during World War II. Charlie displayed such courage and […]