All of Us

by Jackie French Virginia Hooker

Illustrated by Mark Wilson

On Sale: 18/03/2019



About the Book


Join two children as they journey through the history of Southeast Asia - the fascinating lands linked by the seas and monsoon winds, once filled with settlers, traders, adventurers and conquerors, as well as those who fought for independence in the twentieth century.

This is a story that started 70,000 years ago - a history that includes all of us.

Written by former Australian Children's Laureate, Jackie French, and social historian Emeritus Professor Virginia Hooker, this fascinating book has been exquisitely illustrated by the award-winning artist Mark Wilson.

A beautifully illustrated book that will engage both children and adults alike and provides insights into the fascinating region of Southeast Asia.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460750025
  • ISBN 10: 1460750020
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 18/03/2019
  • Pages: 48
  • List Price: 29.99 AUD
  • Age: From 7 years
  • BISAC1: Children's, Teenage & educational / Picture books, activity books & early learning material


Jackie French AM is an award-winning writer, wombat negotiator, the 2014–2015 Australian Children's Laureate 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 for a variety of age groups. ‘Share a Story' was the primary philosophy behind Jackie's two-year term as Laureate.

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Professor Virginia Hooker is Emeritus Professor of Southeast Asia at the ANU. She is acknowledged nationally and internationally by Australian and Southeast Asian governments as the pre-eminent scholar in her field and in high demand as a consultant. Her expertise and body of work in the area is unsurpassed, as is her passion and love for the region, its landscapes, history, culture and people. 

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Mark Wilson is a respected painter and children's book illustrator, who exhibits regularly. He also plays drums in a number of bands and is a long stime supporter fo the Wilderness Society. He lives in Melbourne.

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A Day to Remember

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