Jandamarra by Mark Greenwood
  

Jandamarra

Written by Mark Greenwood
Illustrated by Terry Denton

Synopsis

Jandamarra by Mark Greenwood

SHORT-LISTED: CBCA Book of the Year, Eve Pownell Award for Information Books, 2014He emerged from the cave of bats with the name given to him by his people. He was Jandamarra - a man of power who could appear and disappear like a ghost.Set in the Kimberley region in north-west Australia, this is the story of a young warrior born to lead. To the settlers, he was an outlaw to be hunted. To the Bunuba, he was a courageous defender of his country.Mark Greenwood's text and Terry Denton's watercolour illustrations bring to life this story of conflict and divided loyalties - giving a unique insight into an extraordinary man and a tragic but important part of Australia's frontier history.

About the Author

Mark Greenwood is an author with a passion for Australian history. His books, The Legend of Moondyne Joe and The Legend of Lasseter's Reef have won the West Australian Premier's Award for children's books. His other books include Magic Boomerang, Outback Adventure and Our Big Island. His most recent book is Simpson and His Donkey, illustrated by Frane Lessac.Terry Denton has illustrated more than 100 books, twenty of which he has also written. He won both the Multicultural Book of the Year and the Best Designed Picture Book in 1993. In 2003 and 2008 he was shortlisted for the Aurealis Award. His work has also won more than 40 children's choice awards throughout Australia. In 2008 Just Shocking! won all six children's choice awards in Australia. He has also been shortlisted by the CBCA many times.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Mark Greenwood
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Publisher

Allen & Unwin Children's Books an imprint of Allen & Unwin

Publication date

27th February 2013

ISBN

9781742375700


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