Stories from Australia’s History series
History is a story. Like any story, Australia’s history includes drama, excitement, larger-than-life characters, heart-breaking failures and great triumphs. For the first time, Australian students can read about key historical events as they unfolded in an accessible, easy to read format. This breakthrough series for upper primary/lower secondary students presents key events in Australia’s history in graphic novel style.
World-renowned graphic novelists including Bruce Mutard, Chris Burns and Scott Fraser bring historical events to life in full colour graphic spreads created with meticulous historical accuracy. Direct quotations, eyewitness descriptions, dates, locations and original documents are embedded in the graphic spreads. Additional information includes historical context and background, profiles of key people, timelines, and the relevance of historical events to modern Australia.
Further titles in this series:
Burke and Wills’ Expedition to Cross Australia
Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang
C.Y. O’Connor and the Goldfields Pipeline
Fanny Durack’s Olympic Quest
‘Weary’ Dunlop and the Burma Railway
Charles Perkins and the Freedom Ride
Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson's Crossing of the Blue Mountainsi
The Story of Federation
Captain Cook's Voyage in the Endeavour
Captain Bligh and the Rum Rebellion
Eyre's Expedition Across the Nullarbor
Mary MacKillop's Path to Sainthood