Heroes, Rebels and Innovators by Karen Wyld and Jaelyn Biumaiwai (Illustrator)
Be inspired and amazed by these incredible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander icons!
With colourful artwork and evocative writing, this book tells stories every Australian should know.
Powerful and exciting: here are seven inspiring stories about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from history. Each colourful spread in this illustrated book tells a compelling story.
About the Author and Illustrator
Karen Wyld lives by the sea, south of Adelaide. Born on Kaurna yerta in South Australia, she is of Martu descent (people of the Pilbara region in Western Australia). Karen was the recipient of the 2020 Dorothy Hewitt Award for an Unpublished Manuscript, shortlisted for a 2021 Victorian Premier's Literary Award and longlisted for the ABIA Small Publishers' Adult Book of the Year.
Jaelyn Biumaiwai is a self-taught illustrator. She is of Mununjali and Fijian descent and lives and creates on the Gold Coast. She has a passion for Pasifika and First Nations culture and communities, and this is reflected in both her original and commissioned art.