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Patterns of Australia

Patterns of Australia( )
Author: Bancroft, Bronwyn
Illustrator: Bancroft, Bronwyn
ISBN:978-1-921894-06-0
Publication Date:Dec 2012
Publisher:Little Hare Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Patterns of Australia represents a series of Australian landscapes and habitats in "patterns", as seen through the eyes of acclaimed indigenous artist Bronwyn Bancroft. Each landscape contains animals, birds, plants and flowers particular to that landscape hidden within it, accompanied by text evoking the place and listing the things to find. The book is designed to give children-and adults-an opportunity to see the Australian environment in a new way, as they discover that there...
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Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.5 x 12.5 x 0.4 Inches
Book Weight:1.16 Pounds
Author Biography
Bancroft, Bronwyn (Author)


Bronwyn Bancroft was born in 1958 in Wales. She is a well known artist notable for being amongst the first Australian fashion designers invited to show her work in Paris. She has worked as an artist, illustrator and arts administrator. In 1985, Bancroft established a shop called Designer Aboriginals, selling fabrics made by Aboriginal artists including herself. She was a founding member of Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative. Art work by Bancroft is held by the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Art Gallery of Western Australia. She has provided art work for more than 20 children's books, including Stradbroke Dreaming by writer and activist Oodgeroo Noonuccal, and books by artist and writer Sally Morgan.

She was nominated for the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Award as illustrator along with author Ursula Dubosarsky.

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