Alexandra Hasluck Books

Colonial Western Australia

A short outline - one of the Hodder Australia Series written to appeal to 8-12 year olds. Children's book written by Alexandra Hasluck and illustrated by Lee McKay.
by Alexandra Hasluck

Publication Details:
Hodder & Stoughton, 1984
Paperback 33 pp
ISBN: 0 340 36149 2

Book cover notes:
"The series is arranged in themes: 'Everyday Life in Australia', 'Famous Australians', 'People at Work', 'Australian Resources', Australia at War', 'Communications' and 'Peoples of Australia'. Attractively and colourfully illustrated, carefully and accurately researched, the series is designed to stimulate children's interest in their own country, environment and way of life.

'Everyday Life in Australia' Western Australia's Colonial Years. Australia's first free colony is also its largest state. Isolated by distance, its development has been unique. Well known Western Australian author Alexandra Hasluck traces its story from European settlement to Federation."

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