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The Billy That Died with its Boots on and Other Australian Verse
Author: Stephen Whiteside

ISBN: 9781922077431
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1 May 2014
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 15.6 x 1.2
This collection of rhythmic, rhyming poetry by Stephen Whiteside is coupled with lovely black and white papercut illustrations by newcomer Lauren Merrick.

With galloping rhythm and snappy rhyme, Stephen Whiteside s read-aloud poems portray the Australian outdoors, sporting life and animals, as well as the domestic world of the average Aussie kid - with the odd dinosaur and Martian thrown in for good measure. Includes "The Sash", winner of the Golden Gumleaf (Children s Poem of the Year), Australian Bush Laureate Awards, 2013.

About the Author

Stephen Whiteside has been writing rhyming verse for over thirty years. He writes for both adults and children, but is particularly proud of the latter. He has now written well over 1000 poems. Many of these poems have been published in magazines and anthologies, both in Australia or overseas, and won awards, including "The Sash" (a story of Ned Kelly s boyhood) for which Whiteside was awarded Children s Poem of the Year in the 2013 Australian Bush Laureate Aw...

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