Australia is a big place. It covers 7.7 million square kilometres. You would think it would be easy to find, but it stayed hidden from everyone but its First People for a very long time. Australia’s coastline was discovered piece by piece. Mapping the coastline was a task that took hundreds of years. See who got it right and who didn’t as, bit by bit, the outline of Australia appeared in Putting Australia on the Map.
Carole Wilkinson is an internationally award-winning and best-selling author. Her Dragonkeeper series has sold all over the world and is currently being made into a film. Carole’s most recent non-fiction title, 10 Pound Pom, won the 2018 Primary Educational Picture Book of the Year and was shortlisted for the 2018 CBCA Picture Book of the Year. Carole lives in Melbourne.
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