Sam’s Bush Journey

Publisher details

Sam's Bush Journey
Author
Sally Morgan
Publisher
Hardie Grant Egmont
Genre
Children’s Picture Book
Released
01 April, 2010

Synopsis

A refreshing, modern story about a child's renewed love of the Australian bushLike most young boys, Sam loves DVDs, iPods, and iPhones. He hates the outdoors, and would be happy if it all disappeared. Then he goes to stay with his Nanna who loves the outdoors and goes for long walks in the Australian bush. Through storytelling, Nanna begins to teach Sam about the bush: its shelter, food, and water. "There’s plenty of food in the bush," she explains to a bored Sam and his grumbling stomach. Soon, Sam realizes through his own journey that the bush has an abundance of good things to offer—including adventure. Brimming with themes that will promote discussion among young readers, the ideas explored include journeys, the environment, storytelling, aboriginal knowledge of the bush, and intergenerational understanding.Sally Morgan and Ezekiel Kwaymullina are a mother-and-son team. They descend from the Palku people of the Pilbara, in the north-west of Western Australia.
Sally Morgan
About the author

Sally Morgan

Sally Morgan was born in Perth, in 1951. She has published books for both adults and children, including her acclaimed autobiography, My Place. She has also established a national reputation as an artist and has works in many private and public collections.

Books by Sally Morgan

Related articles

Tania Blanchard's The Girl from Munich and Suitcase of Dreams Top 100 AND 100,000

News | Author Related | Book Life

26 May 2020

Tania Blanchard's The Girl from Munich and Suitcase of Dreams Top 100 AND 100,000

    National Reconciliation Week 2020: 7 Great Reads

    News | Events & Festivals

    25 May 2020

    National Reconciliation Week 2020: 7 Great Reads

      News | Author Related

      25 May 2020

      "1950's America, but with dragons": Author Patrick Ness answers our questions about his new book, Burn

      Podcast: Katherine Scholes on Africa, Storytelling, and Fictional andemics

      Podcast

      25 May 2020

      Podcast: Katherine Scholes on Africa, Storytelling, and Fictional andemics

        Inspirational story and hard-earned advice: Read an extract from More Than A Kick by Tayla Harris

        Kids & Ya

        21 May 2020

        Inspirational story and hard-earned advice: Read an extract from More Than A Kick by Tayla Harris

        79 excuses for being late to school: Read an Extract from Exploding Endings: Painted Dogs and Doom Cakes by Tim Harris

        Kids & Ya

        21 May 2020

        79 excuses for being late to school: Read an Extract from Exploding Endings: Painted Dogs and Doom Cakes by Tim Harris

        The Top 100: The Better Reading Team Each Chooses a Book That They Love

        News | Book Life

        21 May 2020

        The Top 100: The Better Reading Team Each Chooses a Book That They Love

          A Gift For You: What’s Your Number?

          News | Book Life

          20 May 2020

          A Gift For You: What’s Your Number?

            Podcast: Sophie McNeill on The Middle East and why We Can't Say We Didn't Know

            Podcast

            19 May 2020

            Podcast: Sophie McNeill on The Middle East and why We Can't Say We Didn't Know

              “The key to success is hard work, that’s why it remains a secret to so many”: AFLW star Tayla Harris chats about her book,  More Than A Kick

              News | Author Related

              18 May 2020

              “The key to success is hard work, that’s why it remains a secret to so many”: AFLW star Tayla Harris chats about her book, More Than A Kick

              COMMENTS

              Leave a Reply

              Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *