"Nedingar Ancestors" By Isobel Bevis, Leanne Zilm (Illustrator)"

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This lyrical, dual language picture book from two debut First Nations creators celebrates the beauty of Country and family.

'Please Mum, I want to meet my ancestors, I want to learn from them so I know who I am.'

Inspired by traditional Indigenous teachings, every family will relate to this beautiful bilingual picture book as brought to life by Noongar storytellers Isobel Bevis and Leanne Zilm highlighting the rich cultural heritage we all share. The book features gorgeously hand painted images of Australian flora and fauna.

About the Author

Isobel Bevis is a Wilman, Noongar and Ballardong woman, she grew up in a large Noongar family, living on Wilman Boodja. Isobel is a teacher with a Masters of Indigenous Languages Education, and is passionate about education and supporting Aboriginal students and families. She started writing to stay connected to family and culture, with her strength and knowledge coming from the matriarchs in her family, and she has loving memories of listening to her Nana's stories.

About the Illustrator

Leanne Zilm (Illustrator) Leanne Zilm is a descendant of the Wudjari and Goreng Noongar tribal groups.. Leanne started painting in 2016 when her mother, who was a landscape artist, encouraged her to take up art. Leanne works with acrylics, and the backgrounds of her paintings are created using an acrylic pour technique. Her art is inspired by the natural environment in the South West of Western Australia.

ISBN: 9781760992712
ISBN-10: 1760992712
Audience: Children
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 29th August 2023
Publisher: Fremantle Press
Dimensions (cm): 1.1 x 24.3  x 23.7
Weight (kg): 0.37