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Meet Captain Cook

Rae Murdie and Chris Nixon


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PUBLISHED: 3rd February 2014
ISBN: 9780857980182
Meet Captain Cook
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  • Paperback
    $12.58
PUBLISHED: 3rd February 2014
ISBN: 9780857980182

Publisher Description

A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including the great explorer, Captain Cook. Captain Cook was the first European to discover the eastern coast of Australia. Along with his crew on the HMB Endeavour, Cook set out from England with royal orders to look for signs of the great southern land known as Terra Australis, which they chartered in 1788. From Ned Kelly to Saint Mary MacKillop; Captain Cook to Douglas Mawson, the Meet ...series of picture books tells the exciting stories of the men and women who have shaped Australia's history.

Author Biography

Rae Murdie is an editor based in Sydney. After finishing a harrowing law degree, she decided to retreat into the wonderful world of children's books, where anything can happen. This is Rae's first picture book. Chris Nixon is an illustrator and designer based in Perth, Western Australia. His work is influenced by surf, skate, music and contemporary pop culture with an emphasis on the hand-drawn form. Accompanying his commercial work, Nixon has created several large scale artworks which have been installed around the state. In addition to his commercial illustration, Nixon has been published in over 10 children's books. In 2011 Nixon was named in the top 100 New Creatives by CMYK Magazine.

Product Details

Author
Rae Murdie, Chris Nixon
Publisher
Random House Australia
Year
2014
ISBN-10
0857980181
ISBN-13
9780857980182
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2014-02-03
Country of Publication
Australia
Series
Meet...
Illustrator
Chris Nixon
Illustrations
colour illustrations
Media
Book
Pages
36