Pamela Freeman is an award-winning author. She has published several books with Walker, including Victor's Challenge (2009 Aurealis Award winner) and most recently Desert Lake: Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre, which was a CBCA Notable Book and shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards. Illustrator Liz Anelli previously lived and worked in England but now resides in Newcastle, NSW. She has a huge passion for drawing and keeps rows of sketchbooks in her studio. In 2017, her book Desert Lake: The Story of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre (written by Pamela Freeman) was a CBCA Notable Book and was short-listed for the NSW Premier's Literary Award, NSW Premier's History Awards, the Environment Award for Children's Literature and the Educational Publishing Awards. She will also publish Dry to Dry with Walker in 2020 (written by Pamela Freeman) and The Biscuit Maker (written by Sue Lawson). Her other picture books with Walker Books include Ten Pound Pom (written by Carole Wilkinson) - shortlisted for CBCA Picture Book of The Year and winner of the Educational Publishing Awards in 2018 - and Maddie's First Day (written by Penny Matthews).
this exquisite book is one kids will want to pull open to explore time and again. * Kids' Book Review * a stunning mixed media book celebrating the natural wonder and cycles of the Kakadu ... highly recommended * Reading Time * Truly truly beautiful and so informative. A really special example of a wonderful non-fiction picture book that will enchant all ages * picturebookbc - Instagram * The mixed media illustrations are stylish and impressionistic, colours muted and understated, and children will enjoy looking for the many animals, birds and plant life shown * Readplus *