Author(s): Bronwyn Bancroft
This delightful counting book of Australian animals has lizards hissing and wallabies hopping. Both a charming introduction to the numbers one through 12 and a unique exploration of Australian wildlife--some familiar, others more unusual--it also features sugar gliders, emus, geckos, and many more.
Born in Tenterfield, northern New South Wales, Bronwyn Bancroft is a descendant of the Djanbun clan of the Bundjalung nation. Bronwyn is a leading Indigenous artist, illustrator and art administrator whose work is held at the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Australian Museum. Brownyn has illustrated several award-winning books for children and she has a long history of involvement in community activism.