Australia’s Beating Heart


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An illustrated anthology of traditional bush poetry.

This stunning book is a celebration of Australia’s beautiful landscapes and people, this anthology features the country’s most esteemed storytellers, including Andrew Barton, ‘Banjo’ Paterson, Dorothea Mackellar, Henry Lawson, C.J. Dennis and many more.  Be inspired by great feats of horsemanship and hard yakka, moved by the pain of separation and the joy of true love, and heartened by exploits of endurance, mateship and service. Hand-selected by Australian busy poetry champions, this collection combines verse and visuals to vividly capture the true essence of the Australian spirit.

  • Includes 70 iconic Australian poems including Waltzing Matilda, My Country, The Man From Snowy River and Freedom on the Wallaby
  • Beautiful Australian landscape imagery from AG photographers
  • Ideal for anyone interested in Australiana, poetry and history

Hardcover; 280 x 210mm, 240 pages


Additional information

Weight 1450 g
Dimensions 21 × 28 cm