Australia is home to many of the world’s most striking and fascinating animals, from the iconic cockatoo to the elusive platypus, from the great white shark to the tiny feathertail glider.
Australian Animals gathers together acclaimed artist Matt Chun’s Australian Birds, Australia Sea Lifeand Australian Mammals into one complete collection, showcasing the remarkable Australian species that have captured the imagination of the world. Australian Animals will inform and entrance readers of all ages.
About the Author
Matt Chun is an artist and writer, currently based on unceded Tsleil-Waututh land / Vancouver, Canada. Living, travelling and creating with his 9-year-old son, Matt’s work spans text, drawing, sculptural installation, children’s books and comics.
Matt is the current Children’s Literature Fellow at the State Library of Victoria in Naarm / Melbourne. He is also the current 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art’s Emerging Writer.
Matt's first picture book – Australian Birds – was released in 2018 and is a Children’s Book Council of Australia Notable Book.
Matt’s essays have appeared in Overland Literary Journal, Meanjin Quarterly and Runway Journal . He is currently writing texts for Art Monthly Australasia and Liminal Magazine.
For Ages: 3+ years old
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 29th September 2021
Publisher: Hardie Grant Children's Publishing
Dimensions (cm): 31.0 x 22.0
Edition Number: 1