On Saturdays I visit Auntie Dollo.
'What would you like to do today?' she says. 'Do you want to help me make some feather flowers?'
A vibrant story about connecting with culture and family.
This book was produced through the Emerging Indigenous Picture Book Mentoring Project, a joint initiative between The Little Big Book Club and Allen & Unwin, assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.
Leann J Edwards, born in 1962 at Robinvale, Victoria, is a descendant of the Mara tribe from the Gulf of Carpentaria, and the Wiradjuri tribe from central New South Wales. She completed a three-year Koori Art and Design course at the East Gippsland College of TAFE and has exhibited widely in Australia and overseas. She was part of the Indigenous Global Art Exchange and spent time at the Zuni School in New Mexico and the Choctaw Tribal School in 2000. Leann hopes to foster a greater appreciation of the Aboriginal people and culture through her art. She has worked as an area Koori Perspective teacher and as artist in residence at primary and secondary schools.
Emus Under The Bed
Allen and Unwin
Author: Leann J Edwards