|Author:||Annette Millar; Kerry Anne Jordinson (Illustrator)|
"Frogs! I love frogs, frogs in Broome. They live in my house in every room."So begins the story of Mrs Millar and her much loved frogs. Follow the adventures of these little characters as they hop and hide in Mrs Millar's house.
This new edition of an old favorite, which has never lost its appeal for young readers
Picture the bustle of the Roebuck Bay foreshore, where a ?forest? of luggers dominated the landscape, children played off the jetties and amongst the mangroves, and Asian, Aboriginal and European workers mingled in the work sheds and divers? quarters.Set... read more
Where is Bobby? Broome boys Lucas and Baz, with their friend Tallulah, search for him around their town.
A fun story for young readers with a surprise at the end. The delightful illustrations show us the well known features of the town in a new way
|Author:||Western Australian Museum Staff; Tanya Edwards (Editor); Sarah Yu (Editor)|
Broome and Pearling
The raw, alluring beauty of the pearl and the stories of those who collected it form a fascinating part of Australia's national heritage. The Aboriginal trade and cultural significance of the magnificent Pinctada pearl shell had been well established before th... read more
In Beyond the Lattice Susan Sickert seeks answers to her questions about this fascinating Australian town. She steps off the verandah, away from the pearlers' world of privilege, privacy and power behind the lattice. She looks instead for the heart of Broome in the lives of t... read more
The True Story of a Fatal Experiment1912 Broome was as much 'Asian' as 'Australian'. The town thrived on the hugely profitable, but extremely dangerous, pearl shell industry. It was a frontier town where racial tensions simmered. T... read more
Tears of the Moon is the spellbinding prequel to Kimberley Sun from Australia's favourite storyteller with the new novel Arcadia out soon. Two inspiring journeys. Two unforgettable women. One amazing story.Broome, Australia, 1893: It's the wild and passionate heyday of the pea... read more