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Author Rawlins, Donna, 1956- author

Title Waves : for those who came across the sea / Donna Rawlins ; Heather Potter ; Mark Jackson
Published Newtown, NSW : Black Dog Books, an imprint of Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2018


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Description 33 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm
regular print
Summary Every journey is perilous, every situation heartbreaking. Every refugee is a person forced by famine or war or fear to leave their home, their families, their friends and all they know. Children have travelled on the waves of migration to the shores of Australia for tens of thousands of years. This book tells some of their stories.Waves is a book about the waves of migration to the shores of Australia
Notes "If you are not an indigenous Australian, your family have, at some stage, come to Australia from across the waves. The characters in this book are fictitious, but the types of journeys they take in these stories were very real"--[page 32]
Audience For children
Notes Shortlisted by the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) for the "Eve Pownall Award", 2019
Subject Boat people -- Juvenile fiction.
Boat people -- Juvenile literature.
Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile fiction.
Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile literature.
Political refugees -- Juvenile fiction.
Political refugees -- Juvenile literature.
Refugees -- Juvenile fiction.
Refugees -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Picture books.
Author Jackson, Mark, illustrator
Potter, Heather, illustrator
ISBN 9781925381641