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Note on the Door and Other Poems About Family Life

By Lorraine Marwood

A beautiful collection of poems about family.

This collection of poetry by Lorraine Marwood focuses on family: holidays, siblings, school life, relatives and play. Whether she is describing the joys of a holiday at the beach, or the frustration of a day spent sick in bed, Lorraine’s poems capture the innocence, wonder and difficulties of growing up. This beautifully designed collection, interspersed with images and drawings, immerses the reader in family life 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 and A Ute Picnic and other Australian Poems.
  • Great educational resource, perfect for use in schools.

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:

ISBN: 9781921720611
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: September 1, 2011
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 144pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $17.99
New Zealand RRP: $19.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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