Wild Australian Life (Hardcover)

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By Leonard Cronin, Chris Nixon (Illustrator)
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A stunning exploration of Australian animals from the creator of the Australian Animal Atlas.

From a leading expert and talented visual artist comes this celebration of the astounding diversity of Australia's animal kingdom.

More than one million animal species make their homes in Australia - from the deepest oceans to the tops of mountains and the harshest deserts. But just how do they survive? Discover the remarkable stories behind some of the world's most extraordinary animals in this must-have collection for every Australian family.

About the Author

Leonard Cronin is one of Australia's foremost natural history authors. Trained as a biologist, he is a prolific writer of books and articles about the Australian flora, fauna and environment, bringing his own fascination with the natural world to the general reader. His books include the bestselling Cronin's Key Guide series of field guides, Australian Flora and A Journey Through Ancient Kingdoms and Natural Wonders.

Chris Nixon is a multidisciplinary artist creating across illustration, graphic design, creative direction and public art. Based in Perth, Chris's work is inspired by the West Coast and classic surf culture with an emphasis on the handmade and crafted, using color, texture and pattern across a wide range of media from children's books to animation, commercial illustration and large artwork installations.

Praise For…

This book is lavish and inviting...an immersive experience that keeps readers occupied...perfect for homes and school...for readers young and old.' The Book Muse - -

The CBCA presents annual awards to Australian books of literary merit, for outstanding contribution to Australian children's literature. These awards are now the most influential and highly respected in Australia.

Wild Australian Life received a WA Premier Award for Children's Book of the Year

Product Details
ISBN: 9781760637224
ISBN-10: 176063722X
Publisher: A & U Children
Publication Date: June 20th, 2023
Pages: 64
Language: English