You're invited to the launch of Stephen Whiteside's fabulous new book of rhyming verse for kids
The Billy That Died With Its Boots On
and other Australian Verse
on Sunday 18th May at 3pm at Readings Bookshop,
701 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
To be launched by entertainer, poet and reciter Geoffrey W. Graham.
RSVP 9th May
or mobile 0400 729780
Published by Walker Books
With beautiful paper cutout illustrations by Lauren Merrick
For ages 9+
Following in the tradition of Banjo Paterson, Henry Lawson and CJ Dennis, these 65 wonderful poems, on a huge variety of subjects, are written to be read aloud in the campfire spirit. While primarily for children, the anthology will also be popular with adults who want to introduce children to the rich Australian heritage of rhyming verse.