This Is Home: Essential Australian Poems For Children

Author(s): Jackie French (Selected by); Tania McCartney (Illustrator)

Nursery Rhymes & Poetry | 7. Non-fiction for Curious Kids | 3. Poetry | 8. Poetry & Nursery Rhymes

In This Is Home, much-loved author Jackie French has gathered a poem for every child and every mood. What do you feel like doing today? Sit beside a bush campfire with Oodgeroo Noonuccal, watch people going by with Henry Lawson, float away with Alison Lester, learn to read with Andy Griffiths or be brave with Shaun Tan. Ideal for sharing with the whole family, this extensively illustrated edition brings together old favourites and sure-to-be new favourites in an indispensable addition to children's bookshelves. From poems that whisper to poems that roar, from words of tranquillity and heartbreak to those of the witty and absurd, there is something within these pages to make everyone feel at home.


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General Fields

  • : 9780642279385
  • : National Library of Australia
  • : National Library of Australia
  • : 0.809
  • : March 2019
  • : ---length:- '26.4'width:- '18.8'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 1904
  • : Hardback
  • : Jackie French (Selected by); Tania McCartney (Illustrator)