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Kate Forsyth Krista Brennan



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Picture storybooks


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Once A long time ago My grandmother's grandmother Travelled far, far across the seas Over the rim of the world to where the stars were new Kate Forsyth tells tales of her ancestors' lives in Australia in this beautifully illustrated picture book that celebrates the power of story. From the first perilous journey to a new land, to the great wars and civil rights movements, readers live through key moments in Australia's fascinating history.

By:   Kate Forsyth
Designed by:   Krista Brennan
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 288mm,  Width: 230mm,  Spine: 10mm
ISBN:   9781925563566
ISBN 10:   1925563561
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   April 2019
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Kate Forsyth wrote her first novel aged seven & has now sold more than a million books worldwide. She is a direct descendant of Charlotte Waring Atkinson, the author of the first book for children ever published in Australia. Kate's books for children include the collection of fairy-tale retellings Vasilisa the Wise & Other Tales of Brave Young Women, illustrated by Lorena Carrington, which came second in the Fairies and Folklore category of the 2018 Readers Favorite book awards in the US; and The Impossible Quest fantasy series which was shortlisted for the the Reading & Enjoying Australian Literature (REAL) Awards, and has been optioned for a film. Kate has a BA in literature, a MA in creative writing and a doctorate in fairy tale studies, and is also an accredited master storyteller with the Australian Guild of Storytellers. To follow Kate, you can visit her: Website: Facebook: @kateforsythauthor Twitter: @KateForsyth Instagram: kate_forsyth_

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