Story By: Jane Christophersen I Illustrations By: Christine Christophersen
Through the eyes of her granddaughter, Tarrah, respected Bunitj Elder Jane Christophersen reveals the beauty of life in Kakadu and the significance of the changing seasons to those who live there. Striking illustrations show all the elements of daily life as Tarrah goes bush with her family, gathering fruits, fishing and hunting.
Jane Christophersen is a respected Elder of the Bunitj people of Kakadu National Park. Raised in Kakadu during her early years, Jane is a strong advocate of cultural education. She believes that learning from experience is the most valuable way of teaching and that knowledge passed on through Aboriginal families is important for all children.
Christine Christophersen has a diverse background as an artist, journalist, researcher, administrator, writer and activist. Christine's art was highly commended in the 2004 Telstra Art Awards and in the 2006 Fremantle Print Awards. She has also won awards in the area of music, sport, entertainment and community services.
Paperback, 32 pages, released 2005 by Magabala Books