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A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including the great Antarctic explorer, Sir Douglas Mawson.

A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including the great Antarctic explorer, Sir Douglas Mawson.

Douglas Mawson led the first Australian expedition to the Antarctic. Meet Douglas Mawson tells the story of how Mawson survived the dangers and challenges of the frozen continent.


From Ned Kelly to Saint Mary MacKillop; Captain Cook to the ANZACS and Douglas Mawson, the Meet ... series of picture books tells the exciting stories of the men and women who have shaped Australia's history.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780857981967

    August 3, 2015

    Random House Australia Children's

    36 pages

    RRP $16.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Hardback

    9780857981950

    June 2, 2014

    Random House Australia Children's

    32 pages

    RRP $24.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9780857981974

    June 2, 2014

    Random House Australia

    32 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Booktopia
    • eBooks
    • Google Play
    • Kobo

Awards and Recognition

  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards
    2015
    Shortlisted
    Crichton Award for New Illustrators

Also by Mike Dumbleton