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60 Classic Australian Poems
Australian poets have created a range of unforgettable landscapes and characters that continue to entrance readers young and old. Collected here are some of Australia’s most memorable poems by its most outstanding writers, including AB Patterson, CJ Dennis, Thomas E. Spencer, Louis Esson, and DH Souter. Featuring colorful characters as Mulga Bill, Clancy of the Overflow, a ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Random House Australia
(first published 2009)
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These poems cover a variety of subjects, and a lot of them tell stories – sometimes humorous, sometimes sad. Many readers will recognize a few of them, such as Waltzing Matilda. Plus, dozens more touch on subjects from animals to sports. There’s something for everyone, whether you are a fan of poetry or not, and regardless of your nationality.
Christopher Cheng established the Zoomobile and taught at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, and now is a full-time author of children’s books. He lives in Australia.More about Christopher Cheng...