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Australia's Greatest People and Their Achievements

Can you name Australia s longest-serving prime minister? Which Australian sportsman is the only cricketer to have received a knighthood from the Queen? What important scientific discovery is Howard Florey famous for? In Australia s Greatest People and their Achievements, you will learn the answers to these questions and discover many more stories about great Australians who have helped shaped our nation. Australia is a young country, but in the short time since our recorded history began we have achieved remarkable wealth and prosperity across many areas of life. From business to science, politics to sport , science to the arts, and entertainment to social justice, we are a country of achievers. Many of the people in this book came from humble beginnings, but worked hard to achieve their dreams. These stories will show you that with hope and dedication, almost anything is possible. Be inspired! Filled with information, interesting fact pages, breakout boxes and loads of illustrations, this is a fun and inspiring book for people of all ages, and especially children aged 12+, to dip into.
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About the Author

Linsay Knight is widely respected as a leading expert in, and contributor to, children s literature in Australia. As the former Head of Children s Books at Random House Australia for many years, she nurtured the talent of numerous authors and illustrators to create some of Australia s most successful children s books. Linsay is also the author of several successful non-fiction books, including Australia's Greatest Inventions and Innovations, and the editor of a number of children s dictionaries and story collections, including 30 Australian Stories for Children, 30 Australian Ghost Stories for Children and four age-story collections- Stories for 6, 7, 8 and 9 Year Olds.

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