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30 Australian legends & icons
30 Australian legends & icons
Ingram, Anne Bower2006
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30 Australian legends & icons / Anne Ingram & Peggy O'Donnell ; illustrated by Gregory Rogers.
Imprint:
Milsons Point, NSW : Random House Australia, 2006.
Collation:
126 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Introduction. The DNA of legends -- 1. Our history in song -- 2. The fat tree and friend -- 3. Our ghostly past -- 4. Bushrangers -- 5. The overlanders -- 6. The first public transport -- 7. Cobb & Co.: in for the long haul -- 8. Simpson: the man with the donkey -- 9. The tradition of ANZAC -- 10. Busby's Bore: water for Sydney Town -- 11. Working marvels -- 12. Help for the bush -- 13. The Ghan: from camels to trains -- 14. Lighthouses: beacons on the shore -- 15. Surf lifesavers: safe in the surf -- 16. The Great Barrier Reef: the world's largest living ecosystem -- 17. Flight: balloons and kites -- 18. Isobel Bennett: seashore expert -- 19. Nancy Bird Watson: 'My God! It's a woman' -- 20. Sir Hubert Opperman: the man of incredible feats --21. Albert Namatjira: Aboriginal painter of world renown -- 22. Melbourne Cup and Phar Lap: horses at their best --23. Cricket: the Ashes and Bradman's bats -- 24. Ladies first: our Dawn and the Golden Girl -- 25. Flavours of Australia -- 26. The big ones -- 27. The principality of Hutt: a 'nation' within a nation -- 28. Flags: rallying symbols -- 29. The Sydney Opera House: the glory of the Harbour --30. The black cat: phantom of the mountains.
ISBN:
9781740518062
Dewey class:
994
Language:
English
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Beaumaris LibraryJunior People and PlacesJ 994 INGOn Reserve Shelf - Awaiting pickup by borrower (Set: 20 Nov 2020)
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