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Issue Details: First known date: 1999-... 1999- Little Book Series
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y separately published work icon Little Book of Birds Julie Stokes (editor), Canberra : National Library of Australia , 1999 Z69397 1999 anthology poetry Canberra : National Library of Australia , 1999
y separately published work icon Little Book of Flowers Della Thomas , Wendy Mehnert (editor), Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2002 Z979345 2002 anthology poetry Following the great success of the Little Book of Birds, the National Library further enhances its range of publications with this Little Book of Flowers. Superb poems by writers such as Henry Lawson, Judith Wright, Kenneth Slessor and David Campbell are accompanied by beautiful botanical images by Ellis Rowan - all drawn from the Library's Pictorial Collection. (Source: inside back cover) Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2002
y separately published work icon Little Book of Childhood Paul Cliff , Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2003 Z1042588 2003 anthology poetry

'Childhood has long been a subject that has fascinated many of Australia's finest poets. In this volume, part of the Library's popular 'Little Book' series, Paul Cliff brings together works by 16 Australian poets that celebrate and reflect on the experience of growing up in Australia. Featured poets include Les Murray, Dorothy Hewett, Robert Adamson, Komninos and Jordie Albiston.' (Publication summary)

Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2003
y separately published work icon Little Book of Australian Children's Rhymes Kathryn Favelle , Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2004 Z1157806 2004 anthology poetry children's Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2004
y separately published work icon A Little Book of Australian Gardens Sarah Gleeson-White , Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2005 Z1258210 2005 anthology poetry Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2005
y separately published work icon Little Book of Australian Wildlife Maree Bentley , Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2006 Z1346942 2006 anthology poetry 'Kangaroos, bilbies, echidnas and the mysterious thylacine - Australia's unique wildlife has captured the imaginations of artist, writers, scientist and children since the idea of a Great South Land was first expressed. Featuring poems by 'Banjo' Paterson, Jack Davis, Les Murray and John Foulcher and artwork by John Gould, Conrad Martens and Ebenezer Edward Gostelow, amongst others, this latest addition to the National Library's popular Little Book series celebrates our native fauna.' (Publisher's blurb) Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2006
y separately published work icon Little Book of Christmas Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2007 Z1526172 2007 anthology poetry 'This new addition to the National Library's popular Little Books series rejoices in our nation's unique way of celebrating at Christmas time. Ever since the first settlers struggled with their traditional notions of a White Christmas in Australia's December heat, the singularity of an Australian Christmas has been celebrated in verse, art and song. The Little book of Christmas explores Christmas sentiment in Australia with poems by authors including Norman Lindsay, Colin Thiele, Adele Kipping and Les Murray, carols by John Wheeler and even some Christmas recipes. These are complemented by delightful photographs and images from the Library's collections.'--Provided by publisher. Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2007
y separately published work icon Little Book of Dogs Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2008 Z1526177 2008 anthology poetry

'Dogs are very much part of our lives - they are our companions and members of our families, they are our workmates and our guardians. Whether they are sleeping at our feet, chasing a ball along the beach or rounding up the sheep, our dogs have pride of place. The volume, part of the National Library's popular 'Little Books' series, the Little Book of Dogs celebrates the close relationship between Australians and their dogs through the delightful images from the Library's collection and poems by authors such as Henry Lawson, Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker), Jack Davis and Les Murray.' (Publication summary)

Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2008
y separately published work icon Little Book of Cats Maree Bentley , Jo Karmel , Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2009 7912973 2009 anthology poetry

'The poems in this volume, part of the Library’s popular ‘Little Books’ series, celebrate the feelings many Australians have for their cats — love for their elegance and poise, appreciation for their soothing presence, respect for their independence and aloofness, enjoyment of their antics, and reluctant acceptance of their ‘gifts’.

'In Little Book of Cats poems by authors such as Les Murray, William Hart-Smith and Gwen Harwood are accompanied by beautiful images from the Library’s collection, including engravings by Lionel Lindsay, a photograph by Harold Cazneaux and a painting by eighteenth-century Korean artist Pyon Sang-byok.' (Publication summary)

Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2009
y separately published work icon Little Book of Trees Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2010 Z1743889 2010 anthology poetry Little Book of Trees celebrates the deep feelings Australians have about trees. Trees can invoke strong emotions - love and sorrow, wonder at their grandness and great age, anger against their destruction, pleasure in their beauty and appreciation of their wood. Trees tell us about our history: the tree used as a prison, the Dig Tree marked by explorers Burke & Wills and the Cazneaux tree that survived devastation of the surrounding land. In Little Book of Trees, works of some of Australia"s much-loved poets, including Judith Wright, Jack Davis, david Campbell and Henry Lawson, are accompanied by beautiful images from the Library's collection by artists such as Hans Heysen, Brett Whiteley, Wolfgang Sievers and Olive Cotton. Source: Back cover. Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2010
y separately published work icon Little Book of Weather Michelle Mortimer , Joanna Karmel , Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2011 Z1765141 2011 anthology poetry

'Little Book of Weather reflects Australians' fascination with the weather of their arid continent: those on the land watch for stormy skies promising to relieve the parched ground, or grieve the loss of the top soil to the wind; those in towns and cities wait for rain to fill up the water tanks and reservoirs. People appreciate the beauty of the snow, of mist in the morning or of light streaming through the clouds. The years come and go, often marked by events that become part of Australian folklore—the 1895 Federation drought, the 1983 Ash Wednesday bushfires in Victoria and South Australia, the 1990 floods in New South Wales and Queensland, the February 7 2009 Victorian bushfires.

'The latest addition to the National Library of Australia's 'Little Books' series, Little Book of Weather features the work of some of Australia's much-loved poets, including Judith Wright, Les Murray, David Campbell, Mudrooroo, James McAuley, Banjo Paterson and Dorothea Mackellar, along with beautiful images from the Library's collection by Joseph Lycett, Edward Close, Ellis Rowan, Harold Cazneaux, Peter Dombrovskis, Olegas Truchanas, Katherine Nix and others.' (From the publisher's website.)

Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2011
y separately published work icon Little Book of Butterflies Joanna Karmel , Patricia Stone , Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2012 7913278 2012 anthology poetry

'Symbolising new life, the magical beauty of butterflies has featured in works of art and poetry for centuries. This volume, part of the National Library of Australia’s popular ‘Little Books’ series, Little Book of Butterflies is a delightful blending of images of Australian butterflies, from the Library’s collections, with Australian poetry.

'In the hands of artists such as Ellis Rowan, Harriet and Helena Scott, John Lewin and Charles McCubbin, the transience and beauty of these delicate creatures enliven the words of inspiration, hope and reflection by well-known poets including Judith Wright, Andrew Lansdown, Dorothy Shaw, Diane Fahey and Mudrooroo.

'A gorgeous showcase of butterfly illustrations and poetry, Little Book of Butterflies will appeal to all those searching for a perfect gift or a beautiful publication to savour for themselves.' (Publication summary

Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2012
y separately published work icon Little Book of Banksias Patricia Stone , Yvonne Byron , Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2013 6624288 2013 anthology poetry

'The banksia is quintessentially Australian. Known and loved for its brush-like flowers and sweet honey nectar, the plant embodies both the beauty and harshness of the Australian landscape. Little Books of Banksias features poems and extracts by some of Australiaa s greatest poets, including Dorothy Hewett, Archie Weller and Douglas Stewart. The artists represented in the publication include Marian Ellis Rowan, Marrianne Collinson Campell, Adam Forster and Ebenezer Edward Gostelow.' (Publication summary)

Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2013
y separately published work icon Little Book of Orchids National Library of Australia , Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2014 Z1935833 2014 selected work poetry

'Orchid and flower art enthusiasts will love the last addition to the National Library of Australia’s popular ‘Little Books’ series. Little Book of Australian Orchids is a delightful pairing of orchid images, from the Library’s collections, with Australian poetry.

'In the hands of artists such as Ellis Rowan, Robert David Fitzgerald and Adam Forster, these exquisite flowers enliven the words of such well-known poets as Judith Wright, David Campbell and Andrew Lansdown. ' (Publication summary)

Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2014

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Works about this Work

The Gift of Wisdom : Animals and Aphorism in Contemporary Gift Books Kate Livett , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 68 no. 1 2008; (p. 107-127)
The Gift of Wisdom : Animals and Aphorism in Contemporary Gift Books Kate Livett , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 68 no. 1 2008; (p. 107-127)
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