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Celebrating Australia - A Year in Poetry

By Lorraine Marwood

A beautiful collection of poems about celebrations.

Australia Day, ANZAC Day, Boxing Day and birthdays. Weddings, Chinese New Year, the first day of spring and Ramadan. So many special occasions! So much to celebrate. In this vibrant new poetry collection, Lorraine Marwood explores the many ways we celebrate in Australia!

  • An inspiring poetry collection from award-winning poet Lorraine Marwood
  • A fantastic companion to Lorraine’s verse novels Ratwhiskers and Me, Star Jumps, A Ute Picnic and other Australian Poems and Guinea Pig Town and Other Poems
  • Star Jumps won the 2010 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards – Children’s Fiction category

About the author

Lorraine Marwood was born and raised in rural Victoria and has lived for most of her married life on a dairy farm with her husband and their six children. Lorraine is an award-winning poet who has been widely published in literary magazines across Australia, as well as magazines in the UK, USA, New Zealand and Canada. She has also published several children’s novels and collections of poetry. Her titles with Walker Books Australia include A Ute Picnic and Other Australian Poems, Ratwhiskers and Me, published in 2008 and Star Jumps which was short-listed for the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards 2010, Lower Primary Category; received a Notable mention in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards, 2010; and won the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards, Children’s Fiction, 2010.For more information about the author, please visit her website: www.lorrainemarwood.com

ISBN: 9781925081022
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: January 1, 2015
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 128pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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