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'First ...the land wakes in morning light. Turtles crawl and lizards creep. But then - rain splatters on dusty ground and everything comes alive!A joyous serenade of northern Australian animals and landscapes in the rainy season, illustrated by Balarinji, Australia's leading Indigenous design studio. Ros Moriarty, author of the acclaimed memoir Listening to Country, is also the founder of Indi Kindi early literacy education.

About the Author

Ros Moriarty has spent most of her professional life as creative and managing director of Australia's leading Indigenous design studio, Balarinji, a business she established with her husband in 1983. Balarinji is best known for covering Qantas 747 aircraft in Indigenous art. During 27 years of delivering groundbreaking projects, including the Emu Dreaming tutu for the Australian Ballet's 40th birthday and the Hands across the Land poster for the 2000 Sydney Harbour Bridge Walk for Reconciliation, the company has fostered the careers of Indigenous artists and designers from all over Australia, and has returned royalties to NT artists since 1995. Ros also co-founded the not-for-profit Nangala Project, which includes Indi Kindi early literacy education, and has won many awards for business and citizenship.Author of four books for very young readers and the acclaimed memoir Listening to Country, Ros lives with her husband, John Moriarty, in her favourite city in the world, Sydney. They have three adult children.

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Publication date

11th February 2016



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