Young Dark Emu - Hardcover


$25.00



"Our kids have grown up, for 200 years, in a fog about the history of the land." - Bruce Pascoe

  • Bruce Pascoe has collected a swathe of literary awards for Dark Emu and now he has brought together the research and compelling first person accounts in a book for younger readers.
  • Using the accounts of early European explorers, colonists and farmers, Bruce Pascoe compellingly argues for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer label for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians.
  • He allows the reader to see Australia as it was before Europeans arrived – a land of cultivated farming areas, productive fisheries, permanent homes, and an understanding of the environment and its natural resources that supported thriving villages across the continent. 
  • Young Dark Emu - A Truer History asks young readers to consider a different version of Australia's history pre-European colonisation.

      Published: 2019

      Size (cm): 25 x 25 x 1

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