A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including World War II hero Sir Edward "Weary" Dunlop. Sir Edward "Weary" Dunlop was an Australian Army surgeon during World War II. This is the story of how Weary’s bravery and compassion helped to save the lives and bolster the spirits of fellow prisoners of war on the Thai–Burma Railway. From Ned Kelly to Saint Mary MacKillop, Captain Cook to Banjo Paterson, the Meet . . . series of picture books tells the exciting stories of the men and women who have shaped Australia’s history.
|Publisher:||Penguin Random House Australia|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)|
|Age Range:||5 - 7 Years|
About the Author
Claire Saxby writes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for children. She has nearly 40 books in print with more in production. Her poetry appears in magazines, anthologies, on train walls, and in museum resources. Before becoming a writer, she was a podiatrist, and worked in community health.