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Coming Home To Country

4.38  ·  Rating details ·  8 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Run to the creek,
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.
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published February 1st 2020 by Hardie Grant Egmont
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Shane Harcombe
Feb 27, 2020 rated it really liked it
A gorgeously illustrated picture book that evokes the feeling and comfort of returning home and especially the connection indigenous people feel with their land.
"This is home. This is peace." - Bronwyn Bancroft, Coming Home to Country

Thank you to the lovely people at Hardie Grant Egmont for kindly sending me a review copy.

I absolutely adored this gorgeously written and illustrated book, I found it extremely moving. The combination of Bronwyn Bancroft's lyrical and vivid poetry with her vibrant and striking illustrations worked beautifully together. I would highly recommend this for children and adults alike. I look forward to buying a copy for
Feb 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Beautifully illustrated by Bronwyn Bancroft, in her distinctive style, this is the story of a return to country. Her connection with country is evident and strong. The illustration of the storm was absolutely spectacular. This is a beautiful way to explain country to young readers.
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Born in Tenterfield, northern New South Wales, Bronwyn Bancroft is a descendant of the Djanbun clan of the Bundjalung nation.

Utilising many mediums, Bronwyn's artistic practice extends from public artworks to children's book illustrations. She is represented in many collections both in Australia and overseas, including: the National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery

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