My Place

Author: Nadia Wheatley, Publisher: Walker Books
$19.99
SKU/ISBN
9781921150654

20th Anniversary edition of this Australian classic.

Discover, or rediscover, 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.

  • Features new artwork; revised text; and a letter to My Place readers celebrating the 20th anniversary.
  • New timeline traces the history of the characters in the book as well as the history of Australia, and is right up to date with reference to Australia’s apology to Indigenous Australians.

About the author

Nadia Wheatley began writing full-time in 1976, after completing postgraduate work in Australian history. Her published work includes fiction, history, biography and picture books.

About the illustrator

Donna Rawlins is an illustrator, book designer and teacher and in 2003 was the recipient of the prestigious Lady Cutler Award, presented by the Children’s Book Council of New South Wales, for her outstanding contribution to the children’s book industry.

Review

"An absolute delight for children and adults with the hand-drawn maps and a wealth of other detail making it a book to read and re-read.”" Junior Bookseller + Publisher

 

More Information
Year Level Year 2, Year 3, Year 4
ISBN 9781921150654