Sand Swimmers

Author(s): Narelle Oliver

Picture Books

Back in print! The Dead Heart is a desert wilderness in the centre of Australia. It is difficult to imagine anything can exist in such a harsh place. But the Dead Heart has a secret. Follow in the footsteps of early explorers like Charles Sturt and learn what the indigenous people of this land first discovered: not all is quite as it seems.

Product Information

Narelle Oliver is the author-illustrator of a number of award-winning children's picture books: The Hunt won the 1996 Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Picture Book of the Year Award; Sand Swimmers was short-listed for the 2000 CBCA Eve Pownall Award for Information Books and the Queensland Premier's Award for Children's Literature; Home was the winner of the 2007 Patricia Wrightson Prize, part of the NSW Premier's Literary Awards; and in 2010 Fox and Fine Feathers was a CBCA Honour Book and short-listed for the Picture Book of the Year Award.

General Fields

  • : 9781922077288
  • : Walker Books Australia
  • : Walker Books Australia
  • : 0.218
  • : September 2012
  • : 280mm X 210mm
  • : Australia
  • : February 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Narelle Oliver
  • : Paperback
  • : 213
  • : 591.754
  • : 40