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Author Nicholson, John, 1950- author, illustrator

Title A home among the gum trees : the story of Australian houses / written and illustrated by John Nicholson
Published St Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1997
©1997

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 W'PONDS CRC  728.0994 Nic/Hat  AVAILABLE
 MELB SPCBC  728.0994 Nic/Hat  LIB USE ONLY
Description 40 pages : chiefly colour illustrations, plans ; 27 cm
Series Little Ark books
Little Ark books (Allen & Unwin)
Contents 1. Aboriginal homes -- 2. Wood like iron, stone like butter -- 3. The suburbs -- 4. Homes for hot weather -- 5. Imagine living here! -- Building materials
Summary Aboriginal homes - Early settlers homes in Sydney - Suburban houses throughout the years - Californian bungalow - Queen Anne style - Houses designed for hot weather
Analysis Australian
Notes Includes index
Audience For secondary students
Notes Children's Book Council of Australia : Book of the Year Award [Eve Pownall Award for Information Books]; 1998 - Winner
Subject Architecture, Domestic -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Dwellings -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Housing -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Architecture, Australian -- History
Architecture, Domestic -- Juvenile literature.
Architecture, Domestic -- History.
Architecture, Domestic -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Architecture, Domestic -- Australia.
Dwellings -- Juvenile literature.
Dwellings -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Dwellings -- Australia.
Housing -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Housing -- Australia.
Premier's Reading Challenge -- Year 7 - Year 9
Architecture, Domestic.
Dwellings.
Australia -- Housing.
Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Australia.
LC no. 98196425
ISBN 1864480955 (paperback)
1864481064