Backyard BeastiesHelen Milroy
From the author of Backyard Birds and Backayrd Bugs, Helen Milroy's latest picture book shows us the wonderful warm blooded, cold blooded, feathered and clawed creatures we might finding living with us in a typical Australian home. Once again First Nations author and illustrator Helen Milroy brings the backyard to life in a picture book designed to teach us all about the croaking, barking, screeching, mewling creatures that share our homes. From beastie besties, like the Pomeranian and the pussycat, to clucking chickens and licking lizards, the jewel-like illustrations will make this book a joy to share.
Author Biography: Dr Helen Milroy is a descendant of the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. She was born and educated in Perth and has a passionate interest in health and wellbeing, especially for children. She is currently a professor at UWA, a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist, and Commissioner with the National Mental Health Commission.