About The Book

“Have you ever had a ride in a Tinny, or camped by the river in a swag?
Have you ever caught a fish and cooked it on a campfire for tea?
Let’s go on a river adventure and discover if you could be a River Boy or River Girl?”


A grandfather and his young grandson embark on an adventure of exploration and discovery of the lower reaches of the Murray River. River Boy focuses on the current circumstance of environmental decline surrounding the Murray River and along their adventure explores the changes the grandfather has seen in the river since he was a young boy.

About The Authors

Garry Duncan is an active conservationist and artist working from his property on the Murray River. He paints and sculpts, has held numerous solo exhibitions and been involved in corporate commissions. To see more work by Garry go to his website GarryDuncanLimited.com.au.

Born in Jamestown SA in 1963, Liz has spent all of her life in regional SA, & most of her life in the Riverland. She lives and works from her River Murray Property near Waikerie, which she shares with her husband, Clint, the youngest of their four children, Penny, (the older 3 have all ‘flown the coop’ and live in nearby Adelaide or Mildura) Rosie their Border Collie/Kelpie/Labrador and a group of egg-laying chooks and ducks. In addition to writing, Liz works alongside Clint as a visual artist and they specialise in kiln fired glass art made from recycled glass. The beauty of their natural environment inspires much of their work. Liz runs a studio/gallery on site that is open to the public by appointment.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Ventura Press (September 1, 2014)
  • Length: 42 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781922190864

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