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An Aussie Year

Twelve Months in the Life of Australian Kids

By Tania McCartney, Tina Snerling (Illustrated by)

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Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: Australia, 01 August 2015
Meet Ned, Lily, Zoe, Kirra and Matilda - Australian children representing a multicultural blend of culture and race that typifies our beautiful country. They are taking you through a year in the life of Australian kids, from celebrations to traditions to events, to our everyday way of life. They are Australia. 'An Aussie Year' is a picture book bursting with national pride. It is a snapshot of who we are as a nation, and covers our modern day culture, lifestyle and traditions. Its pages feature trailing, meandering text, dates and gorgeous illustrations showing our five Aussie children at play, at school, at home, and enjoying their parts of Australia - from the tropical north out to our rugged west and beautiful Tassie.

About the Author

Tania McCartney is an award-winning author, editor, illustrator and founder of highly regarded children's literature website Kids' Book Review and the 52-Week Illustration Challenge. Her previous titles with Tina Snerling are Peas in a Pod, Tottie and Dot, and the bestselling An Aussie Year. Tina Snerling is an illustrator, graphic designer, creator and Mother. She is privileged to spend the most part of her days daydreaming out her sundrenched window, while creating worlds that allow her to travel anywhere without leaving her studio.

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"a beautiful summary of a child's life growing up in Australia". * The Mummy Project * "An Aussie Year is a snapshot of who we are as a nation - a vibrant mix of culture and race with a big dose of fun and sun. Both educational and engaging, it is a perfect read for children aged six to ten. Grab your copy ofAn Aussie Year for $19.99 plus shipping at Exisle Publishing or seek it out in all good book stores." * Babyology * "It's a busy book following the year of a few Australian kids. The images are colourful and each page has lots of things for young readers to scan through, to read the bits they know and guess the rest." * Claire Hewitt Blog * "Learn all about what a day in the life of kids all over the world is like in this amazing series." * Little Angel * "Whether you are a purebred Aussie, a newbie or even living overseas, you are sure to enjoy this colourful book full of Aussie highlights. Explore childhood in Australia through the eyes of five Aussie kids, all from different backgrounds, families and locations across the country. I absolutely LOVED this book and (being relatively new to Australia myself) I learnt a lots of cool stuff I didn't know about my new home country" * Hip Little One * "This is a clever example of an interactive book with no technology necessary. An Aussie Year will make children want to plan and share their own stories and adventures." * The Reading Shack * "explores what it means to be Australian and the importance of multiculturalism."

EAN: 9781921966248
ISBN: 1921966246
Publisher: Ek Books
Dimensions: 24.89 x 25.65 x 1.02 centimetres (0.45 kg)
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