We Love Country

We love Country

For ages 0 – 8 Years

We love Country is a book about exploring Country using our senses.
Join Nanna and her grandchildren as they share their connection to Country.

Written and illustrated in Lutruwita/Tasmania, it features native animals and plants and places that may feel familiar. Screech and Scratch, two yellow-tailed black cockatoos can be spotted throughout the story. Can you find them on each page?

Where is We love Country available?

We love Country can be read or viewed through the above animated version or borrowed from libraries across Tasmania.

How was the book developed?

We love Country was developed by the Department for Education, Children and Young People in collaboration between Aboriginal Education Services and Early Learning.

The book has been authored by Leanne Pelikan, Kylie Dickson and Nicole Smith whose mobs are from New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania. The book is illustrated by Jamin and Luke Emmerton (of Aboriginal and Māori descent).

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