Cyclone / Jackie French ; Bruce Whatley.

By: French, Jackie [author.]Contributor(s): Whatley, Bruce [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Lindfield, NSW : Scholastic Australia, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 26 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781743623596 (hardback); 1743623593 (hardback)Subject(s): Cyclones -- Juvenile fiction | Storms -- Juvenile fiction | Natural disasters -- Juvenile fiction | Disaster relief -- Juvenile fiction | Cyclone Tracy, 1974 -- Juvenile fiction | Darwin (N.T.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Australian fiction. | Children's stories. DDC classification: A823.3 Summary: Pile the presents by the tree Though clouds spiral out at sea. Wind snarls, skies weep grey But Santas sleigh is on its way! Christmas Eve 1974 is marked indelibly into the Australian psyche, as the night tropical Cyclone Tracy devastated the city of Darwin. Now, over 40 years later, Jackie Frenchs lyrical rhyming text tells the story of a citys indomitable spirit, and Bruce Whatleys sumptuous illustrations bring to life the powerful force of the storm to a whole new generation of readers.
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Pile the presents by the tree Though clouds spiral out at sea. Wind snarls, skies weep grey But Santas sleigh is on its way! Christmas Eve 1974 is marked indelibly into the Australian psyche, as the night tropical Cyclone Tracy devastated the city of Darwin. Now, over 40 years later, Jackie Frenchs lyrical rhyming text tells the story of a citys indomitable spirit, and Bruce Whatleys sumptuous illustrations bring to life the powerful force of the storm to a whole new generation of readers.

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