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The house on the mountain / Ella Holcombe & David Cox.

The house on the mountain / Ella Holcombe & David Cox.
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ISBN 9781760636968 (hardback)
Author Holcombe, Ella author.
Title The house on the mountain / Ella Holcombe & David Cox.
Publisher/Date Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2019.
©2019
Pagination etc. 1 volume of unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents note "This story is set in Kinglake, on traditional Wurundjeri land."--Title page verso.
Premier's Reading Challenge: 5-6
Summary Note The powerful story of a family who lose their home in the 2006 Black Saturday bushfires in Kinglake, Victoria, and their journey of recovery. There is a fire coming, and we need to move quickly. Mum and Dad start packing bags, grabbing woollen blankets, the first-aid kit, torches, and then the photo albums. Dad puts Ruby on her lead and ties her up near the back door. My chest feels hollow, like a birdcage. Atmospheric and intensely moving, this is the story of a family experiencing a bushfire, its devastating aftermath, and the long process of healing and rebuilding.
Target audience note For ages 7+ years.
Subject Natural disasters -- Australia -- Victoria -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction
Wildfires -- Australia -- Victoria -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction
Black Saturday bushfires, 2009 -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction
Life change events -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction
Grief -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction
Resilience (Personality trait) -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction
Children's stories, Australian -- Pictorial works
Kinglake (Vic.) -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction
Picture books.
Added Author Cox, David, 1933- illustrator.
Shelf Location H
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