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Waves

Author: Donna Rawlins; Mark Jackson; Heather Potter
Publisher: Newtown, N.S.W. : Walker Books Australia, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
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Every journey is perilous, every situation heartbreaking. Every refugee is a person forced by famine or war or fear to leave their home, their families, their friends and all they know. Children have travelled on the waves of migration to the shores of Australia for tens of thousands of years. This book tells some of their stories. Waves is a book about the waves of migration to the shores of Australia.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books for children
Sophisticated picture books
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Rawlins; Mark Jackson; Heather Potter
ISBN: 9781925381641 1925381641
OCLC Number: 1040261577
Notes: "If you are not an indigenous Australian, your family have, at some stage, come to Australia from across the waves. The characters in this book are fictitious, but the types of journeys they take in these stories were very real"--Page [32].
Target Audience: For children.
Description: 33 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Donna Rawlins ; illustrations by Mark Jackson and Heather Potter.

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Every journey is perilous, every situation heartbreaking. Every refugee is a person forced by famine or war or fear to leave their home, their families, their friends and all they know. Children have travelled on the waves of migration to the shores of Australia for tens of thousands of years. This book tells some of their stories. Waves is a book about the waves of migration to the shores of Australia.

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