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Australian backyard explorer / Peter Macinnis.

By: Macinnis, P. (Peter).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Canberra : National Library of Australia, c2009Description: 191 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780642276841.Subject(s): Wilderness survival -- Australia -- Juvenile literature | Explorers -- Australia -- Juvenile literature | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 5-6DDC classification: 910.92 Summary: Australian Backyard Explorer tells the stories of many intrepid individuals who explored the Australian continent in the first 120 years of European settlement. It includes little-known explorers as well as the old favourites, such as James Cook, Edward John Eyre, Robert O’Hara Burke and William John Wills. There are tales not only of tragedy, conflict and death, but also of loyalty, amazing perseverance and wonder over the new animals and landscapes they encountered.
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Junior Deer Park Library
Travel, Language & Culture
Junior Non Fiction J 910.92 MACI Available I6489511
Junior Sunshine Library (DIY)
Travel, Language & Culture
Junior Non Fiction J 910.92 MACI Available I6540579
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At foot of cover title: Explorers, adventures, fascinating facts, backyard projects.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Australian Backyard Explorer tells the stories of many intrepid individuals who explored the Australian continent in the first 120 years of European settlement. It includes little-known explorers as well as the old favourites, such as James Cook, Edward John Eyre, Robert O’Hara Burke and William John Wills. There are tales not only of tragedy, conflict and death, but also of loyalty, amazing perseverance and wonder over the new animals and landscapes they encountered.

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