The Great Lizard Trek, Hardback Book


Rocky, an ornate dragon, lives on the granite rocks in the south-west of Australia.

His ancestors have lived in this hot environment for around 10 million years, and for more than 60 000 years they have lived alongside Indigenous Australians.

Rocky's habitat is under threat, and his desert relatives in the north are facing challenges due to rising temperatures. Using his knowledge of Indigenous culture and language, along with Western science, Rocky goes on a journey to see what the future may bring.

Written by Felicity Bradshaw, a retired Research Officer at University of Western Australia, and illustrated by Norma MacDonald, an Aboriginal Yamatji artist, The Great Lizard Trek will delight, entertain and inform primary aged children. FeaturesA timely introduction for children to some of the potential effects of climate change on Australia's animalsBeautiful illustrations by Norma MacDonald, renowned Aboriginal Yamatji artistInterweaves Indigenous language and culture with Western science


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32 pages
  • Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Fiction & true stories
  • ISBN: 9781486308828


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