The Beach They Called Gallipoli

by Jackie French Bruce Whatley

On Sale: 20/10/2014


About the Book

An extraordinary exploration of Gallipoli created by the incredible Jackie French and Bruce Whatley

A hundred years ago, Australians and New Zealanders landed at Anzac Cove, in Turkey.

This is the story of Gallipoli as see from the cove; the story of that beach, where thousands died and legends were born.


Created by award-winning duo, Australian Children's Laureate Jackie French and renowned artist and illustrator Bruce Whatley, this powerful and moving book highlights an almost forgotten aspect of Gallipoli: the land itself.

Ages: 7-12

Jackie French presents The Beach They Called Gallipolli

Jackie French discusses the inspirations behind The Beach They Called Gallipoli

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780732292263
  • ISBN 10: 0732292263
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 20/10/2014
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price: 24.99 AUD
  • Age: From 7 years
  • BISAC1: Children's, Teenage & educational / Picture books


Jackie French AM is an award-winning writer, wombat negotiator and was the Australian Children's Laureate for 2014-2015 and the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. In 2016 Jackie became a  Member of the Order of Australia for her  contribution to children's literature and her advocacy for youth literacy. She is regarded as one of Australia's most popular children's authors, and writes across all genres - from picture books, history, fantasy, ecology and sci-fi to her much loved historical fiction. 'Share a Story' was the primary philosophy behind Jackie's two-year term as Laureate.

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Bruce Whatley is one of Australia's most highly regarded and talented authors and illustrators for children, both here and internationally. Since 1992 Bruce has written and/or illustrated over 70 picture books. In 2002 he paired with author Jackie French and illustrated Diary of a Wombat, which was the start of an extraordinary creative collaboration.

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