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Desert Lake

By Pamela Freeman
Illustrated by Liz Anelli

It's raining up north and soon everything will change for the desert lake.

The dry salt bed of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre shimmers in the desert heat. But far up north, the rains have come. Water is flooding into empty riverbeds and swirling down towards the lake. Soon everything will change.

  • Beautifully written narrative that explores the unique story of one of Australia's most amazing phenomenon.
  • Features lyrical narrative and well-researched facts by award-winning author Pamela Freeman.
  • Stunning original mixed media illustrations by Liz Anelli.

About the author

Pamela Freeman is an award-winning author who has also worked as a freelance business and technical writer. Pamela’s work ranges from picture books to adult novels and she is best known for her Floramonde series of fantasy novels. The Castings Trilogy is Pamela’s highly successful fantasy series for adults published by Hachette Australia. In addition to this, she teaches creative writing to adults at the Australian Writers’ Centre. Victor’s Challenge won the 2009 Aurealis Award for Best Children’s Short Fiction/Illustrated Work/Picture Book and was a Notable Book in the Younger Readers Category, CBCA Awards, 2010. Mary's Australia was shortlisted for the 2015 CBCA Eve Pownall Award. For more information about Pamela and her books, please visit her website: www.pamelafreemanbooks.com

About the illustrator

Liz Anelli has recently come to live in Newcastle, NSW, having previously lived and worked as an illustrator in England. She has a huge passion for drawing and keeps rows of sketchbooks in her studio. Alongside books and other illustration commissions Liz has been a key activist for “The Campaign For Drawing”, facilitating numerous international “Big Draws” for the past thirteen years. She also has been much involved with creative child learning in schools and community settings. Liz won an Australia Council grant to visit and research Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre.

ISBN: 9781921529436
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: June 1, 2016
Dimensions: 245 x 270mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $26.99
New Zealand RRP: $28.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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