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Big fella rain / Beryl Webber ; illustrated by Fern Martins.

By: Webber, Beryl.
Contributor(s): Martins, Fern.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Broome, Western Australia : Magabala Books Aboriginal Corporation, 2017Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 22 x 25 cm.ISBN: 9781925360639 :.Subject(s): Rain and rainfall -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction | Animals -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction | Birds -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction | Plants -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction | Monsoons -- Australia, Northern -- Juvenile fiction | Northern Australia | Australian | AustralianDDC classification: A823.4 Summary: Big Fella Rain is a celebration of northern Australia as animals, birds, trees and a parched earth await the first rain. It is almost as if country stands still as the sparse yet evocative text pays homage to the transition from dry season to wet season in a country that is like no other place in the world. Fern Martins illustrations seamlessly portray the dramatic skies, the thirsty animals and tiny creatures whose very existence rely on the monsoonal changes. Her exquisite rendering of the big landscape against the subtle shifts in the environment have a timeless quality that will capture the hearts of all readers.
List(s) this item appears in: CBCA Book of the Year 2018
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Junior Sydenham Library (DIY)
Picture Book W Issued 07/01/2019 IA1846394
Junior St Albans Library
Picture Book W Available IA1846386
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Big Fella Rain is a celebration of northern Australia as animals, birds, trees and a parched earth await the first rain. It is almost as if country stands still as the sparse yet evocative text pays homage to the transition from dry season to wet season in a country that is like no other place in the world. Fern Martins illustrations seamlessly portray the dramatic skies, the thirsty animals and tiny creatures whose very existence rely on the monsoonal changes. Her exquisite rendering of the big landscape against the subtle shifts in the environment have a timeless quality that will capture the hearts of all readers.

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