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'The picture book Wilam: A Birrarung Story is lovingly crafted by the two women who created Welcome to Country in 2016. Joy Murphy Wandin AO, Senior Aboriginal Elder of the Wurundjeri People and illustrator, Lisa Kennedy, a descendant of the Trawlwoolway People of Tasmania. Their collaborator is Andrew Kelly, the Yarra Riverkeeper who advocates for the Yarra on behalf of the community.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Magpies : Talking About Books for Children vol. 34 no. 2 May 2019 17193473 2019 periodical issue 'I am not one who takes much notice of 'truisms' printed on tea towels but a gift of one that read, If you have a garden and a library you have everything you need, quoting no less than Cicero, underlined the idea that wisdom, or comfort or just plain enjoyment of something that tickles our fancy can be found in some very odd places. The accompanying illustration is just right, featuring—as it does—a minimalist garden built around an old tree that is providing a backrest for a person engrossed in a book. For me, the icing on the proverbial cake is a single magpie staring at the reader, prompting the idea that perhaps it is reading aloud to the viewer, sharing the wit and wisdom to be found in it: or perhaps it is a story involving a romance, or daring-do, or it may have any one of the attributes of the almost infinite number of books that are there to be found and read.' (Editorial introduction)
     
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