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Drawn from the heart : a memoir

Author: Ron Brooks
Publisher: Crow's Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ron Brooks grew up in East Gippsland, a country boy with a yen for drawing and observation of the life around him. He became an acknowledged master of the picture-book form, winning acclaim both nationally and internationally for classics such as The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek and John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat by Jenny Wagner - both in print continuously for over 30 years - and Old Pig and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brooks, Ron, 1948-
Drawn from the heart.
Crow's Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2010
(OCoLC)605176163
Named Person: Ron Brooks
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Brooks
ISBN: 1742691765 9781742371559 1742371558 9781742691763 1282947494 9781282947498
OCLC Number: 827887379
Awards: Runner-up for CBCA Book of the Year 2011 (Australia)
Commended for Eve Pownell Award for Information Books 2011 (Australia)
Short-listed for 2011 2011 (Australia)
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 325 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents: Part title; Title page; Contents; The Ant, the Grasshopper and the Remarkable Rocket; PART ONE; Mallacoota to Melbourne; PART TWO; The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek; Aranea; Annie's Rainbow; John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat; Timothy and Gramps; From the Big Apple to the Apple Isle; This Baby; Motor Bill and the Lovely Caroline; Old Pig; Henry's Bed and Henry's Bath; Honey and Bear & Special Days with Honey and Bear; Rosie and Tortoise; PART THREE; Fox; First, the words; Then the pictures; And then, the book; PART FOUR; The Heart of the Matter; Acknowledgements; List of Books.
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A vivid, searching memoir of life, love and book-making by a master of the art of picture books.  Read more...

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