It's raining up north and soon everything will change for the desert lake.
The dry salt bed of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre shimmers in the desert heat. But far up north, the rains have come. Water is flooding into empty riverbeds and swirling down towards the lake. Soon everything will change.
About the Author
Pamela Freeman is an award-winning author who has also worked as a freelance business and technical writer. Pamela's work ranges from picture books to adult novels and she is best known for her Floramonde series of fantasy novels. The Castings Trilogy is Pamela's highly successful fantasy series for adults published by Hachette Australia. In addition to this, she teaches creative writing to adults at the Australian Writers' Centre. Victor's Challenge won the 2009 Aurealis Award for Best Children's Short Fiction/Illustrated Work/Picture Book and was a Notable Book in the Younger Readers Category, CBCA Awards, 2010. Mary's Australia was shortlisted for the 2015 CBCA Eve Pownall Award.
About the Illustrator
Liz Anelli has recently come to live in Newcastle, NSW, having previously lived and worked as an illustrator in England. She has a huge passion for drawing and keeps rows of sketchbooks in her studio. Alongside books and other illustration commissions Liz has been a key activist for "The Campaign For Drawing", facilitating numerous international "Big Draws" for the past thirteen years. She also has been much involved with creative child learning in schools and community settings. Liz won an Australia Council grant to visit and research Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre.
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Comments about Desert Lake the Story of Kati Thanda Lake Eyre:
Great informative text to use with students in the early years.
For Ages: 6 - 9 years old
Published: 1st June 2016
Publisher: Walker Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 27.8 x 25.3 x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.41