Sand Swimmers: The Secret Life of Australia's Desert Wilderness

Sand Swimmers: The Secret Life of Australia's Desert Wilderness

by Narelle Oliver


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Journey to the heart of Australia and find secret life in the harshest of deserts in this riveting true story captured in stunning illustrations.

In the center of Australia lies a strange desert wilderness called the Dead Heart. It is difficult to imagine anything can exist in such a forbidding place. But the Dead Heart contains amazing stories of adaptation and survival. Follow in the footsteps of early explorers like Charles Sturt and learn what the indigenous people of Australia have long known: not all is quite as it seems. Narelle Oliver’s intricate artwork and vivid language creates a spellbinding portrait of a mysterious desert landscape.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763667610
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 01/06/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 1,219,331
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 920L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

Narelle Oliver is the author-illustrator of a number of award-winning children’s picture books. She  lives in Brisbane, Australia.

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