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Waltzing Matilda : Book and Audio CD - A.B. Paterson

Waltzing Matilda

Book and Audio CD

Paperback

Published: 1st November 2007
For Ages: 5+ years old
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Beautifully illustrated children′s paperback by much loved Australian Poet A.B Paterson . Through a light lyrical verse, comes to life the story of a swagman who steals a sheep or ′jumbuck′, and his ensuing police chase. Desmond Digby′s painterly style of illustration with rustic colours, and a rugged looking swagman encapsulate the poet′s Australian bush perfectly.

The song was a collaboration between Christina MacPherson, who was responsible for the earliest version of the music, and Banjo Paterson, who wrote the words in 1895.

As widely read today as it was 100 years ago, this is a must for all Australian children.

About the Author

Andrew Barton Paterson (1864-1941) was an Australian folk poet popularly known as "Banjo" Paterson from his pen name, "The Banjo." His swinging rhythms captured the atmosphere of the land, life, and humor of Australia's people.

ISBN: 9781865048161
ISBN-10: 186504816X
Audience: Children
For Ages: 5+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st November 2007
Publisher: Scholastic Australia
Dimensions (cm): 25.0 x 24.000