Meet… Douglas Mawson

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A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including the great Antarctic explorer, Sir Douglas Mawson.

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Meet… Douglas Mawson, Mike Dumbleton

A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including the great Antarctic explorer, Sir Douglas Mawson.

Douglas Mawson led the first Australian expedition to the Antarctic. Meet Douglas Mawson tells the story of how Mawson survived the dangers and challenges of the frozen continent.


From Ned Kelly to Saint Mary MacKillop; Captain Cook to the ANZACS and Douglas Mawson, the Meet ... series of picture books tells the exciting stories of the men and women who have shaped Australia's history.

Available Formats

  • Paperback
    $16.99 RRP
    ISBN: 9780857981967
    Published: 03/08/2015
    Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Hardback
    $24.99 RRP
    ISBN: 9780857981950
    Published: 02/06/2014
    Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • eBook
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    ISBN: 9780857981974
    Published: 02/06/2014
    Imprint: RHA eBooks Child
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Mike Dumbleton

Mike Dumbleton

MIKE DUMBLETON is a writer and a Literacy Consultant with many educational and children's books to his credit. In 2005 he received the Federal Minister's Award for Outstanding Contribution to Improving Literacy, which recognized his work both as an educator and a writer over an extended period of time.

Seven of Mike's picture books have been selected as 'Notable Books' by the Children's Book Council of Australia and Passing On, was shortlisted for the 2002 Book of the Year Awards. Also, Muddled-up Farm was selected as ‘Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year 2003' and as the ‘National Simultaneous Storytime book for 2004'. Mike's young adult fiction title Watch Out for Jamie Joel was shortlisted in the 2004 Adelaide Festival Awards for Children's Literature and his picture book Cat was selected as a CBCA Honour Book for 2008.

After nine years in New York, Mike has now returned to Adelaide to continue his writing and consulting work. His other interests include travel, ‘trying' to keep fit, and watching most sports especially basketball, soccer and tennis.

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