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This is Australia

Author: Kevin Pettman
Publisher: London : Wayland, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Did you know . . . Australia has more beaches than any other country in the world? Over 22 million jars of Vegemite are sold every year. Just one of Australia's deserts is nearly three times the size of England. And it is home to around 60 million kangaroos! Find out everything you ever wanted to know about Australia, from its amazing landscapes and fascinating wildlife to the country's most famous sports people and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Pettman
ISBN: 9781526304544 1526304546
OCLC Number: 1020308217
Target Audience: 9-11 years.
Description: 64 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 30 cm.
Contents: Welcome to Australia --
Great dates --
Icons of Australia --
City living --
Amazing landscapes and environments --
Awesome animals --
Famous faces --
Fantastic food and drink --
Coast to coast --
A land of culture --
Super sport --
Brilliant buildings --
Indigenous Australian people --
Weather watch --
Weird,wonderful and wacky --
Monuments and sculptures --
Battling nation --
Fantastic farming --
Incredible islands --
Aussie traditions --
Great government --
Lay of the land --
Oceans, seas and rivers --
Big business - Picturesque parks --
Tourists and visitors --
On the move --
Amazing plants and flowers --
Going underground --
Australia: more things to find --
Index
Other Titles: This is Australia :
Responsibility: Kevin Pettman.

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Welcome to Australia! Discover the hidden wonders, fascinating facts, amazing wildlife and famous landmarks  Read more...

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The colourful illustrations and bitesize facts kept me entertained and engaged throughout. A brilliant resource for kids -- Tracey Hart * The School Librarian *

 
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