A joyful celebration of family and culture, the Welcome to Our Country series introduces First Nations history to children. From Australian of the Year Adam Goodes, co-writer Ellie Laing, and Barkindji illustrator David Hardy.
Welcome, children! Nangga! Nangga! Yakarti! Tonight will be our Ceremony.
Our family gathers as the fire burns. The smoke rises up as we take it in turns . . . Then clapsticks tap - one, two, three - but a stick is missing! Where could it be?
Joyful and full of fun,Ceremonyinvites you to celebrate the rich traditions of dance, family, community and caring for Country from the world's oldest continuous culture.
'This series is one of the most significant publications available to help our young children understand and appreciate the long-overdue recognition of our First Nations people in schools.' Barbara Braxton, Teacher Librarian
PRAISE FOR SOMEBODY'S LAND:
'Somebody's Landreally stands out as a book of meaning and education not just for Indigenous kids to learn but non-Indigenous to learn and understand the history of this country. And it soothes my soul.' Karajia Award for Children's Literature judge Bunna Lawrie
'This book should be in every school library so parents and teachers can read it to their children and begin an important discussion.'Good Reading
'This is honest, lively and vital reading for the whole family.' The Big Issue