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A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including World War II hero Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop.

A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including World War II hero Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop.

Sir Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop was an Australian Army surgeon during World War II. This is the story of how Weary’s bravery and compassion helped to save the lives and bolster the spirits of fellow prisoners of war on the Thai–Burma Railway.

From Ned Kelly to Saint Mary MacKillop, Captain Cook to Banjo Paterson, the Meet … series of picture books tells the exciting stories of the men and women who have shaped Australia’s history.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780857985873

    January 3, 2017

    Random House Australia Children's

    36 pages

    RRP $16.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • 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

    9780857985361

    June 1, 2015

    Random House Australia Children's

    32 pages

    RRP $24.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • 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

    9780857985880

    June 1, 2015

    Random House Australia

    32 pages

    Online retailers

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

Awards and Recognition

  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards
    2016
    Shortlisted
    Crichton Award for New Illustrators

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Meet... Sidney Nolan
Meet... Captain Cook
The Dinosaur That Pooped The Past!
Dodger's Guide to London
Wave Me Goodbye
Meet... the Flying Doctors
Meet... Nellie Melba
Dr. Seuss The Great Doodler
Meet... the ANZACs
Meet... Ned Kelly
Kings and Queens
Bonnie Dundee