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y separately published work icon On the Way to Nana’s single work   picture book   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 On the Way to Nana’s
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'Frances and Lindsay Haji-Ali take us counting backwards from FIFTEEN to ONE on this spectacular journey in the far north of WA. When Frances and Lindsay lived with their family in Broome, they often set out to visit Nana in the tiny outback town of Wyndham over 1,000km north. These road trips took them across the magnificent Kimberley landscape and inspired this counting story.

'On the way to Nana’s is a standout counting book. Counting backwards from ‘fifteen to one’ is a challenging concept for children to grasp. Each double-page spread includes numbers and words and will enthral readers, parents and educators as they find and count the objects on each page.

'From bulbous boabs and wild brumbies to weary travellers, flying magpie geese and flowing waterfalls, David Hardy’s striking illustrations capture the awe and excitement of this special family adventure.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,: Magabala Books , 2017 .
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      Extent: 36p.
      Description: col. illus.
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      • Published 1st June 2017
      ISBN: 9781925360301

Works about this Work

[Review] On the Way to Nana's Helen Purdie , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 32 no. 4 2017; (p. 32)

— Review of On the Way to Nana’s Frances Haji-Ali , Lindsay Haji-Ali , 2017 single work picture book

This exuberant and colourful counting-down book celebrates the beauty of the Kimberly country as a family drives from Broome to Wyndham to see their Nana. A little girl describes what she sees on her journey as she counts down from fifteen, The text bounces along in rhythm with the four-wheel drive as she wonders, 'I'm on my way to Nana's house. what will I see?' And what wonderful and varied features of the Australian landscape, fauna and flora she spots and counts.' (Introduction)

[Review] On the Way to Nana's Helen Purdie , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 32 no. 4 2017; (p. 32)

— Review of On the Way to Nana’s Frances Haji-Ali , Lindsay Haji-Ali , 2017 single work picture book

This exuberant and colourful counting-down book celebrates the beauty of the Kimberly country as a family drives from Broome to Wyndham to see their Nana. A little girl describes what she sees on her journey as she counts down from fifteen, The text bounces along in rhythm with the four-wheel drive as she wonders, 'I'm on my way to Nana's house. what will I see?' And what wonderful and varied features of the Australian landscape, fauna and flora she spots and counts.' (Introduction)

Last amended 28 Feb 2018 15:25:58
Subjects:
  • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,
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