Everyone is part of History,
and every place has a story as old as the earth.
My Place, the classic Australian picture book, is a 'time machine' which takes the reader back into the past.
depicts the history of one particular piece of land in Sydney from 1788
to 1988 through the stories of the various children who have lived
there. It aims to teach the reader about the history of Australia, about
families, settlers, multiculturalism, and the traditional owners of the
Each child's story covers a decade in time, showing their
particular dress, customs and family life. The book also features maps
that the successive generations of children have 'drawn' which
demonstrate the things that have changed — as well as the things that
have remained constant.
The Big Book format is perfect for sharing.