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Jandamarra by Mark Greenwood,Terry Denton

By Mark Greenwood,Terry Denton

SHORT-LISTED: CBCA publication of the yr, Eve Pownell Award for info Books, 2014

He emerged from the cave of bats with the identify given to him through his humans. He was once Jandamarra - a guy of strength who could seem and disappear like a ghost.

Set within the Kimberley quarter in north-west Australia, this is often the tale of a tender warrior born to steer. To the settlers, he was once an outlaw to be hunted. To the Bunuba, he used to be a brave defender of his country.

Mark Greenwood's textual content and Terry Denton's watercolour illustrations convey to existence this tale of clash and divided loyalties - giving a special perception into a rare guy and a sad yet very important a part of Australia's frontier history.

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