|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 80 p. (p. 80 advertisements) :|
|Number of Pages||80|
Under the Southern Cross book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The vast, forbidding Australian Outback the grandeur of /5. Under The Southern Cross has been added to your Cart Add to Cart. Buy Now Buy Used. $ FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free day shipping within the U.S. when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon. Or get business-day shipping on this item for $ /5(7). Under the Southern Cross By Frané Lessac Illustrated by Frané Lessac. From the bestselling and award-winning creator of A is for Australia and A is for Australian Animals comes a new narrative nonfiction picture book, which explores Australia after dark.. Night-time in Australia, animals are waking, people are exploring, discoveries are being made – under the Southern Cross. Under the Southern Cross is a beautiful celebration of Australia and the things that make it unique. Transporting the reader from place to place, the book covers each of the capital cities and a few less-familiar areas, each chosen for its unique features, such as the turtles hatching in Mon Repos and the mysterious lights in Boulia.
* ReadPlus * Under the Southern Cross is a joyful book that thankfully moves away from the usual Australian stereotypes to incorporate lesser-known and possibly more interesting details. A lovely invitation to get to know this beautiful country a little more, it would be a great addition to any child's library and especially useful in 5/5(1). Under The Southern Cross; The Saga Of The Americal Division Contents Foreword ix Acknowledgements xi One: In the Beginning 1 Two: The Birth or the America1 28 Three: Baptism in the Solomons 41 Four: West to Cape Esperance 72 Five Isa Lei Six: At Empress Augusta Bay Seven: Hold at all Costs Eight: The Expanding Outpost Line Nine: The Trail to Numa-Numa Pages: Australias Team Song Lyrics Under the Southern Cross I Stand A sprig of wattle in my hand, A native of my native land, Australia you little beauty Under the Southern Cross I . Under the Southern Cross Frané Lessac Walker Books Reviewed by Thuy On Released October Hardback ISBN RRP $ Category: Children’s picture book.
About Under the Southern Cross. This celebratory picture book from Frané Lessac shines a light on beloved nighttime activities under the starry skies of Australia. After nightfall in Australia, families watch movies as bats flit overhead, mysterious orbs of light bounce across the outback, a staircase to the moon appears reflected at the ocean’s edge, and a Ferris wheel offers a citywide. "Under The Southern Cross I Stand" is the victory song of the Australian cricket team. It is typically sung by the players in the style of a raucous chant after every victory and "treated with reverential consideration and respect" within the team. The official lyrics are as follows, though when it is sung by the players, the word "little" in the last line is replaced by "fucking". Beneath the Southern Cross is as much a story of a city as it is a family chronicle. Bringing history to life, Judy Nunn traces the fortunes of Kendall's descendants through good times and bad, wars and social revolutions to the present day, vividly drawing the events, characters and issues that have made the city of Sydney and the nation of. Limited edition, one of 1, numbered copies only. First and only edition. Signed by the author. Very good and firmly-bound copy, and complete in the original dust jacket which has a touch of rubbing to the outside edges of the dust jacket. #AAA1. Jaguar Under the Southern Cross.