If Captain James Cook discovered Australiaif John Macarthur planted the first seeds of its extraordinary prosperityif Ludwig Leichhardt penetrated and explored its before unknown interiorCaroline Chisholm has done much more: she has peopledshe alone has colonised in the true sense of the term. Henry Parkes, Empire newspaper, 15 August 1859.
About the Author
Tania McCartney is an author, publisher, editor and book reviewer.
She runs literary site Kids Book Review, and has written for several online sites including Maeve magazine, Tickle the Imagination magazine and Australian Women Online. Tania is also an ACT Ambassador for the National Year of Reading.
Her current books include Riley and the Grumpy Wombat: A journey around Melbourne (Ford Street Publishing, 2011), Australian Story: An Illustrated Timeline (National Library of Australia 2012) and Beijing Tai Tai: Life, laughter and motherhood in China’s Capital (Exisle Publishing, 2012).
Series: Aussie Heroes
For Ages: 6 - 12 years old
Number Of Pages: 98
Published: 1st December 2013
Publisher: New Frontier Publishing
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9