Burke and Wills: Expedition Off the Map

By Karen Tayleur

A fascinating history of the expedition and what went wrong.

On 20 August 1860, nineteen men and twenty-six camels led by Robert O’Hara Burke set off from Melbourne for a journey that would take them northwards across Australia. Only one man ever made it back. This is the story of the Burke and Wills expedition.

  • Part of the Black Dog Books series Our Stories. Telling stories from bushrangers and prime ministers to how Australian inventions have changed the world.
  • Crammed with facts - this is perfect for school projects and for use in the classroom.
  • Fast-paced and easy reading - can be dipped into or read from cover to cover.

About the author

Karen Tayleur has worked in advertising, the print media, publishing and as a singer in a dinner dance band for approximately five minutes. She married her husband because she liked his surname. Her books are published in Australia and overseas. Her “things to do” list is so long she fears she will run out of time before she can get to everything. Her favourite motto is “Life is not a dress rehearsal”.

ISBN: 9781742031392
Imprint: Black Dog Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: July 1, 2010
Dimensions: 210 x 296mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $19.99
New Zealand RRP: $24.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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