A treasury of classic verse from Australia's most famous poet, Banjo Paterson. Includes 'Waltzing Matilda', 'The Man from Snowy River', 'Clancy of the Overflow' and many more. Banjo Paterson is Australia s most famous poet. Ballads such as The Man from Snowy River , Clancy of the Overflow , The Man from Ironbark , Mulga Bill s Bicycle and Waltzing Matilda have become part of our Australian heritage. Known as a poet of the bush, Banjo s iconic verse captures the landscape, hardship, resilience and humour of Australian life at the turn of the nineteenth century. This is a treasury is of Banjo s most loved poems, as well as some of his lesser-known works. The poems appear in chronological order and cover Australian bush life, as well broader topics such as war and Federation. This beautifully illustrated collection offers a unique glimpse into our national history and identity, as told by one of our most iconic and best-loved voices.