I'm Australian Too

I'm Australian Too

by Mem Fox and Ronojoy Ghosh

Hardback Publication Date: 01/03/2017

  $19.99

I’m Australian! How about you? Many people from many places have come across the seas, to make Australia their home. How Australian is that?

From countries near and far, many have made their home in Australia, sharing it with the original inhabitants, and living in peace beneath the Southern Star.

Mem Fox celebrates Australia's incredible multicultural heritage in this beautiful book illustrated by Ronojoy Ghosh.

ISBN:
9781760276218
9781760276218
Category:
Picture storybooks
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
01-03-2017
Publisher:
Scholastic Australia
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
32
Dimensions (mm):
257x247x8mm
Weight:
0.41kg
Mem Fox

Mem is the author of over 25 books and is one of Australia’s best and most loved picture book authors. She is the author of the iconic and bestseller children’s book ever in Australia, Possum Magic which has sold over 3 million copies. Sales of Mem’s books have reached 10 million copies and are sold in many countries around the world

Good Night Sleep Tight is the first time Mem and Judy have collaborated on a picture book since they published, Where is the Green Sheep? This classic Australian title has been in the top children’s book bestseller list since its publication. It has never been published into paperback but continues to sell consistently in hardback and has remained in the top 10 bestselling picture book list for the past 8 years.

Mem has been presented with many awards including an AM in the 1993 Australia Day Honours for services to the cultural life of Australia; an SA Great Award for Literature in 2001; the Prime Minister’s Centenary Medal in 2003; and she was shortlisted for the Australian of the Year in 2004. She has worked as an Associate Professor of Literacy Studies in the School of Education at Flinders University, South Australia for twenty-four years and is now an international literacy consultant.

Ronojoy Ghosh

Ronojoy Ghosh has been in the advertising industry for the past 18 years, which has included stints in India, Indonesia, Singapore and New Zealand. He currently lives in Australia with his wife and son. His work has been recognised with many advertising awards including a Gold at Cannes.

Beyond advertising though his passion lies in writing and illustrating children's picture books. His first book Ollie and the Wind was shortlisted for the CBC Book of the Year Award and second book, No Place Like Home, has been published around the world including Germany, Spain and Korea.

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