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Meet Captain Cook


By: Rae Murdie, Chris Nixon (Illustrator)

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A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, incuding the great explorer, Captain Cook.

Captain Cook was the first European to discover the eastern coast of Australia. Along with his crew on the HMB Endeavour, Cook set out from England with royal orders to look for signs of the great southern land known as Terra Australis, which they chartered in 1788.

From Ned Kelly to Saint Mary MacKillop; Captain Cook to Douglas Mawson, the Meet ... series of picture books tells the exciting stories of the men and women who have shaped Australia's history.

About the Author

Rae Murdie is an editor based in Sydney. After finishing a harrowing law degree, she decided to retreat into the wonderful world of children's books, where anything can happen. This is Rae's first picture book. Chris Nixon is an illustrator and designer based in Perth, Western Australia. His work is influenced by surf, skate, music and contemporary pop culture with an emphasis on the hand-drawn form. Accompanying his commercial work, Nixon has created several large scale artworks which have been installed around the state. In addition to his commercial illustration, Nixon has been published in over 10 childrens books. In 2011 Nixon was named in the top 100 New Creatives by CMYK Magazine.



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Meet Captain Cook


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  • Engaging characters
  • Great Illustrations


    Best Uses

    • A Little History For Kids
    • Gift
    • Younger Readers

    Comments about Meet Captain Cook:

    Beautifully illustrated Captain Cook story. My 7 yeas old boy loves to read it and know a little about history. Great book for young readers.

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    Will appeal to parents as well as teachers and librarians. Engaging, narrative-driven stories from Australia's best writers for children. The series will feature vibrant painterly illustrations from some of the best upcoming as well as established artists.

    ISBN: 9780857980175
    ISBN-10: 0857980173
    Series: Meet...
    Audience: Primary / High School
    For Ages: 5 - 7 years old
    For Grades: K - 3
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 32
    Published: 1st August 2013
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 29.85  x 1.27
    Weight (kg): 0.43