My Place

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Walker Books Australia, 2008 - Australia - 48 pages
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"My Place, the classic Australian picture book, is a 'time machine' which takes the reader back into the past. It depicts the history of one particular piece of land in Sydney from 1788 to 1988 through the stories of the various children who have lived there. It aims to teach the reader about the history of Australia, about families, settlers, multiculturalism, and the traditional owners of the land. Each child's story covers a decade in time, showing their particular dress, customs and family life. The book also features maps that the successive generations of children have 'drawn' which demonstrate the things that have changed - as well as the things that have remained constant. 'My Place' ultimately aims to show 'that everyone is part of History' and that 'every place has a story as old as the earth'."--Provided by publisher.

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About the author (2008)

Nadia Wheatley is the author of many books for children and adults, including "Five Times Dizzy," "The House That Was Eureka," "My Place," and "The Night Tolkien Died,

Donna Rawlins is an illustrator, author, book designer, editor, and book packager. She lives in Australia.

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