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M is for Mutiny!

History by Alphabet
Category:   CBCA Short List

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Published: 1st November 2017
Publisher Name: New South Publishing
Author: John Dixon, Bern Emmerichs (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780994384119
Format: Hardback
Pages: 54

Description

In the late 18th century, ragtag groups of Europeans started to arrive in Australia. Most were convicts, some were soldiers, a few had just run out of choices. They blundered onto an ancient land that had been peopled for 60,000 years. They wanted to make it just like home. They cleared the land, they fenced it, they paved it, and they put buildings on it. All the while, the country's first peoples watched on, bewildered by these clumsy immigrants and their mysterious ways...


M is for Mutiny! History by Alphabet is a taste of the intriguing history of Australia and the many entry points for children to explore further. Why did Sir Joseph Banks hate bananas? Did anyone like William Bligh? Where is Yemmerrawanne?