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Lucas, Rodney: A Barramundi Tale.

(a) **LUCAS, Rodney A Barramundi Tale ISBN 9781921843051

(a) **OWENS, Alwyn (text) Rod Lucas illus.) Hey Brother ISBN 9781921843105

(a) **DELACOUR, John (text) Rod Lucas (illus.) The Magic Tree ISBN 9781921843044

(a) **ROWELL, Leigh Spirit of the Surfing World ISBN 9781921843068

(a) **TURNBULL, Anthony Making Tracks ISBN 9781921843136 Black Ink Press, 2011 unpaged N1 $20.00, N2-5 $15.00 pbk

These books are confidently aimed at young readers, and all have an integrity and joyful rhythm that will resonate with all beginner readers. Perfect for shared reading and exploring the uniquely Australian landscape and its people, all titles have a dramatic visual impact and social message.

The Barramundi Tale which follows the journey of Norman the young fish is a fine example of lucid storytelling. Hey Brother captures in the simplest of prose the particular vernacular of the brothers. All titles highly recommended.

(a) An outstanding book of its kind as recommended by the reviewer

** Book by an Australian author or illustrator

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Title Annotation:Hey Brother, The Magic Tree, Spirit of the Surfing World and Making Tracks
Author:Dayman, Chris
Publication:Reading Time
Article Type:Book review
Date:May 1, 2012
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