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Desert Lake

Desert Lake

The Story Of Kati Thanda - Lake Eyre

by Pamela Freeman and Liz Anelli
Hardback
Age range: + years old Publication Date: 01/06/2016

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A CBCA Notable Book

The dry salt bed of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre shimmers in the desert heat. But far up north, the rains have come. Water is flooding into empty riverbeds and swirling down towards the lake. Soon everything will change.

Features stunning original mixed media illustrations by Liz Anelli.

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ISBN:
9781921529436
9781921529436
Category:
Children's / Teenage: general non-fiction
Age range:
+ years old
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
01-06-2016
Publisher:
Walker Books
Dimensions (mm):
278x253x10mm
Weight:
0.41kg
Pamela Freeman

Pamela Freeman is an award-winning author who has also worked as a freelance business and technical writer. Pamela's work ranges from picture books to adult novels and she is best known for her Floramonde series of fantasy novels.

The Castings Trilogy is Pamela's highly successful fantasy series for adults published by Hachette Australia. In addition to this, she teaches creative writing to adults at the Australian Writers' Centre.

Victor's Challenge won the 2009 Aurealis Award for Best Children's Short Fiction/Illustrated Work/Picture Book and was a Notable Book in the Younger Readers Category, CBCA Awards, 2010. Mary's Australia was shortlisted for the 2015 CBCA Eve Pownall Award.

Liz Anelli

Liz makes her pictures using collage and printmaking as well as paint and pencils. She was awarded an Australian Society of Authors Children’s Picture Book Illustrators’ Initiative in 2014 and will be taking up a May Gibbs Trust Fellowship to Adelaide in 2015.

Liz spent her early artistic years drawing (mainly horse-based) stories on her dad’s electrical circuit diagram papers and copying her mum’s loopy handwriting. She now has a ceiling-high stack of sketchbooks full of inspirations from around the world that fuel her picture book llustrations. Her passion for drawing has contributed to international research with the British Council and Big Draw.

Liz now lives in Newcastle, Australia with her husband Mario. She is currently illustrating her second picture storybook for Walker Book Australia.

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