The story of Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang, Australia’s most infamous bushrangers.
A narrative non-fiction picture book about the life of Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang, Australia’s most infamous bushrangers. Backed by detailed research, the story focuses on Ned as a young man and the little known story of the green sash. The text also includes brief biographies and fact files on the Kelly Gang, the true story behind the green sash and a detailed list of sources.
About the Author
Mark is a musician and award-winning children’s author. His books aim to foster a greater appreciation and understanding of Australian myths and legends. Mark enjoys working with students of all ages, inspiring and developing their natural curiosity about books and writing. He has twice won the Western Australian Premier’s Award for children’s books and Simpson and His Donkey was Honour Book in 2009 at the Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards. He is married to Frané Lessac and they live with their two children in Western Australia.
About the illustrator
Frané is originally from New Jersey and is an artist of international renown having exhibited in London, Paris, New York, Los Angeles, and the Caribbean. Residing in Western Australia, Lessac now has over 30 children's books published throughout the world. Her work has won Australian and international awards and has been translated into numerous languages. In 2010 she was awarded the Muriel Barwell Award for Distinguished Service to Children's literature.
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Comments about Ned Kelly And The Green Sash:
Educational for younger readers, factual
For Ages: 7 - 9 years old
For Grades: 3 - 5
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: 1st June 2010
Publisher: Walker Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 28.7 x 21.8 x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.41