The Art in Animals: A Numbers and Words Treasury (Hardcover)

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Description


In this collection of four beautiful books, Bronwyn Bancroft pairs numbers and words with the remarkably unique animals of Australia

From seven turtles plodding to twelve emus running, this treasury is a celebration of country that is perfect for animal-crazy children. 

Includes An ABC of Australian Animals, A 123 of Australian Animals, Possum and Wattle, and Kangaroo and Crocodile.

About the Author


Bronwyn Bancroft is a proud Bundjalung woman and artist. She has been exhibiting nationally and internationally for over three decades. Bronwyn has a diverse artistic practice including public art commissions and imagery design for private commissions. Bronwyn has illustrated and/or written 43 children’s books. Bronwyn has been a director of her own company, Designer Aboriginals Pty Ltd, since 1985. She is also a director of the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME) and an advisor on the Commonwealth Bank’s Indigenous Advisory Council.

Praise For…


"Australian animals are ever-intriguing, and this large-format picture book provides a visually stunning experience for young armchair travelers and their elders." —Kirkus Reviews on Kangaroo and Crocodile

"This introduction to Australian words and Aboriginal art brings the country to life. Every letter has its own spread, complete with bright and appealing paintings for each word. . . . Reminiscent of wood-block illustrations and filled with vibrant color and flowing dots, each simple image offers much for children to examine and appreciate." —Kirkus Reviews on Possum and Wattle

"Using a mixture of techniques from her Aboriginal background and her own artistic creativity, Bancroft entices children to count from one to 15 as they view an array of Australian animals cavorting on brightly colored pages." —Kirkus Reviews on An Australian 1,2,3 of Animals

Product Details
ISBN: 9781760509385
ISBN-10: 1760509388
Publisher: Little Hare Books
Publication Date: June 1st, 2022
Pages: 112
Language: English