Little Book of Birds
|Author:||National Library of Australia|
From large and raucous cockatoos to tiny secretive wrens, birds have always been a popular subject of poems in Australia. In Little Book of Birds, images of a dancing brolga, a lyrebird displaying its tail, a bell miner flitting through the bush, a pair of wading egrets, a flock of budgerigars and many more illustrated poems by Judith Wright, James McAuley, John Blight, Mark O'Connor, Diane Fahey and other Australian poets. The artists represented in this publication include John Hunter and George Raper, Ferdinand Bauer, John William Lewin, John Gould, Neville Cayley, Lionel Lindsay, Ebenezer Edward Gostelow, Lilian Medland and Betty Temple Watts.