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Hardcover, 114 pages
Published 1987 by Angus & Robertson (first published 1910)
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Stephanie Holm
This is a collection of short stories focusing on Australian fauna and flora. In many of the stories the protagonist is an animal - or even a Leaf, or Gum Tree. Most are written in the 3rd person and 'tell' rather than show. Writing styles for children have changed markedly since this book was published, but the author's knowledge and passion for the Australian bush were evident in her tales. She advocates education and conservation of the unique Australian bushland.

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Born in 1876 in Port Adelaide, Australia, Amy Eleanor Mack was the daughter of the Rev. Hans Hamilton Mack, and his wife Jemima James, both of whom immigrated to Australia from Ireland. Mack was one of seven children, and her sister Louise Mack was also to become a writer. She was educated at the Sydney Girls' High School, and went to work as a journalist after graduation.

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