Story of Rosy Dock - Jeannie Baker


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by Jeannie Baker. Paperback.The Australian desert: for thousands of years the only changes here were made by the wind, the willy-willies and sometimes the rain.Then a hundred years ago people from Europe settled in the desert and planted seeds from the other side of the world. The Story of Rosy Dock is the story of one of the settlers who followed them, and her garden in the wilderness, a garden that is beautiful but with an unexpected flowering. 1996 Australian Children’s Bk. Council Picture Book of the Year Honour Book Award
1996 Australian Wilderness Society Fiction Award for Children’s Books
1996 Notable Book The American Library Association