Banjo Paterson Treasury

Banjo Paterson Treasury

by Banjo Paterson and Oslo Davis

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 30/10/2013

  $12.99

A treasury of classic poems 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 a legendary 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 19th 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 beautiful illustrated collection offers a unique glimpse into our national history and identity, as told by one of our most iconic and best-loved voices.

ISBN:
9780857980076
9780857980076
Category:
Poetry (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
30-10-2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
Penguin Random House Australia
Oslo Davis

Oslo Davis is an illustrator, artist and cartoonist, whose work appears regularly in The Age newspaper, The Monthly, Art Guide Australia, Meanjin and the Readings Monthly. He has also drawn for the New York Times and the Guardian, among many others.

He has been commissioned by state galleries, libraries, and universities; awarded a Creative Fellowship and is a former Walkley Award finalist. He has authored a number of books, most recently the colouring book This Annoying Life..

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