Rivertime by Trace Balla
  

Synopsis

Rivertime by Trace Balla

A tender and beautifully illustrated tale of a boy and his bird-watching uncle, on a paddling trip on Australia's Glenelg River. A story about slowing down, growing up, and connecting with the land and its creatures. Short-listed for theCBCA Picture Book of the Year 2015 and the CBCA Book of the Year, Crichton Award for New Illustrators, 2015 'All children need an Uncle Egg to open up the magical world of nature. We all need to get outside, away from television, computers and mobile phones, and what better way than a canoeing- camping trip? This is a delightful story about the joy of the outdoors.' David Suzuki 'Rivertime is a quirky, charming immersion into the life of a waterway and into the life-lessons a river can teach.' Maya Ward (author of The Comfort of Water)

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'All children need an Uncle Egg to open up the magical world of nature. We all need to get outside, away from television, computers and mobile phones, and what better way than a canoeing-camping trip? This is a delightful story about the joy of the outdoors.' - David Suzuki'

About the Author

Trace Balla is often found sketching in nature, riding her bike, dancing, and growing vegies in her garden in central Victoria. She loves to illustrate and write songs and stories, and inspire others in their creativity and care for the planet. Her background is in illustration, community arts, art therapy, animation, and writing songs and stories.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
80 pages
Interest Age: From 8

Author

Trace Balla
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Publisher

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

Publication date

4th January 2014

ISBN

9781743316337


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