- Features new artwork; revised text; and a letter to My Place readers celebrating the 20th anniversary.
- New timeline traces the history of the characters in the book as well as the history of Australia, and is right up to date with reference to Australia’s apology to Indigenous Australians.
Series: Walker Classics
For Ages: 7 - 12 years old
For Grades: K - 3
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 1st August 2008
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 25.2 x 23.6 x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.24
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20th Anniversary edition of this Australian classic.
Discover, or rediscover, a 'time machine' which takes the reader back into the past. It depicts the history of one particular piece of land in Sydney from 1788 to 1988 through the stories of the various children who have lived there.
Nadia Wheatley began writing full-time in 1976, after completing postgraduate work in Australian history. Her published work includes fiction, history, biography and picture books.
About the illustrator
Donna Rawlins is an illustrator, book designer and teacher and in 2003 was the recipient of the prestigious Lady Cutler Award, presented by the Children’s Book Council of New South Wales, for her outstanding contribution to the children’s book industry.