perch on a rock,
slip into clear crystal water.
An visual and lyrical depiction of coming home to country from acclaimed author and illustrator Bronwyn Bancroft.
- Shortlisted for the 2020 YABBA Awards
Audience: Children / Juvenile
Number of Pages: 24
Publication Date: 1 Feb 2020
Publisher: Hardie Grant Children's Publishing
Publication City, Country: Australia
Dimensions (cm): 27.5(H) x 22.5(L) x 0.7(W)
Author BiographyBronwyn Bancroft is a proud Bundjalung Woman and Artist. She has been exhibiting nationally and internationally for over three decades. She has a diverse artistic practice including public art commissions and imagery design for private commission. Bronwyn has illustrated and/or written 40 children's books and has received the Dromkeen Medal for her contribution to Australian Literature, and in 2016 was the Australian Finalist for the Hans Christian Andersen Award (Illustrator).
Bronwyn has been a Director of her own company, Designer Aboriginals Pty Ltd, since 1985. She is also a Director of Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME) and an advisor on Commonwealth Bank's Indigenous Advisory Council. Bronwyn has been a volunteer senior strategist at Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative since 2009. She has a Diploma of Visual Arts from Canberra School of Art and two Masters degrees, one in Studio Practice and the other in Visual Art, from University of Sydney. She was awarded her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in 2018.