Join Clancy and Uncle Egg on a rambling, rockhopping adventure in Gariwerd (the Grampians), to find the source of the Glenelg River. A story about following your flow, and the unexpected places you may go.
Praise for Rivertime:
'The drawings and text teem with vitality and wonder. Verdict: enchanting.' - Herald Sun
'A reminder for mid-primary school kids that communing with nature has its own rewards.' - Junior Books + Publishing
'A gentle picture book about the beauty of nature.' - The Age
'A class act.' - The Australian
For ages eight to 12 years old
About the Author:
Trace Balla is often found sketching in nature, riding her bike, dancing, and growing vegies in her garden in central Victoria. She loves to illustrate and write songs and stories, and inspire others in their creativity and care for the planet. Her background is in illustration, community arts, art therapy, animation, and writing songs and stories, and she enjoys visiting schools and festivals to talk about her work. Rockhopping was the winner of the 2017 CBCA Book of the Year Award for Younger Readers, and was short-listed for the 2018 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature for Children's Literature and for the 2016 Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards - 8 to 10 Years.Trace's other books, Rivertime, Shine and The Thank You Dish have all been highly acclaimed. Rivertime won the Readings Children's Book Prize and Wilderness Society's Environment Award for Children's Literature, and was shortlisted for the CBCA Awards in two categories, as well as for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards and the Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards.
Dimensions: H 18.5cm x W 26cm
Publisher: Allen and Unwin Children's
Publication Date: 2016
Number of Pages: 80