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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Little Book of Trees
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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.


* Contents derived from the Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,:National Library of Australia , 2010 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Flame-Tree Bloomsi"It was you planted it;", Judith Wright , single work poetry (p. 3)
Forest Gianti"You have stood there for centuries", Jack Davis , single work poetry (p. 4)
The Giant Barrel-Gum at Mt Wilsoni"- has lost its top three times. The core", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 6)
Splitting the Red Boxi"The tree-trunk rounds, a fallen Doric column,", Michael Thwaites , single work poetry (p. 9)
Under the Gum Trees at Sunseti"ONCE in ten years, or maybe never again", Ernest G. Moll , single work poetry (p. 10)
Eucalyptus Globulusi"Many tall and graceful trees", Kenneth Simmons , single work poetry (p. 13)
The Waratahi"Hill and valley, river shore,", Louisa Anne Meredith , extract poetry (p. 14)
The Nerve of a Tree!i"Look at me, said a tree that was standing by me", Bruce Venables , single work poetry (p. 17)
Five Trees, Six Conceits : iv : Oak, Jacoby Parki"The oak is a hen", Andrew Lansdown , single work poetry (p. 18)
Note: With title: Oak, Jacoby Park.
Snowgums "Moonlight and snow and snowgums:" Snow-Gumsi"Moonlight and snow and snow-gums:", David Campbell , single work poetry (p. 21)
Climbing the Gullyi"I rest with my hand on the cool bark of a gum,", Roland Robinson , single work poetry (p. 22)
Prison Tree, Derbyi"Touch this gnarled wood, the scooped out", Alec Choate , single work poetry (p. 25)
The Stringy-Bark Treei"There's the whitebox and pine on the ridges afar,", Henry Lawson , single work poetry (p. 26)
The Wattle The Song of the Wattlei"The bush was grey a week to-day,", Veronica Mason , single work poetry (p. 29)
Moreton Bay Fig Treesi"They look as if the'd lost the way on their climb to the sky.", Margaret Diesendorf , single work poetry (p. 31)
Willowsi"Across the creek the willows grow,", Peter Skrzynecki , single work poetry (p. 32)
Sheoaks Dancingi"Do you hear the wind in the sheoaks?", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 35)
Untitledi"between tree ferns", Janice M. Bostok , single work poetry (p. 36)
The Old Treei"Dead. Yet not gone,", Vernon Lawrence , single work poetry (p. 39)
Burke and Willsi"So all men come at last to their Explorer's Tree,", Ken Barratt , single work poetry (p. 40)

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