Splash, Slither, Squawk

Nature Writing for Children

The 95th Anniversary Anthology of the Society of Women’s Writers NSW.

Wombats, platypus, turtles, magpies, koalas, goannas, cockatoos, bilbies, kangaroos, banksias, flannel flowers, bushfire, rain, ferns, snails, spiders, glow worms, pelicans, flying foxes, cicadas, lyrebirds, butterflies, possums, owls, kookaburras…

In this varied collection, poems and stories about bushfire and resilience, surprising encounters with native wildlife, information about the natural world, together with articles about endangered species are complemented with drawings by young artists living in NSW.

Enjoy nature writing by SWW NSW members and guests, including: Michele Bomford, Jacqui Brown, Kylie Day, Carolyn Eldridge-Alfonzetti, Beverley George, Susanne Gervay, Samantha Goyen, Libby Hathorn, Pippa Kay, Colleen Keating, Dorothy Keyworth, Hester Leung, Sophie Masson, Sema Musson, Mary Anne Napper, Liz Newton, Vanessa Proctor, Susan Ramage, Joanne Ruppin, Pamela Rushby, Margaret Ruckert, Rita Shaw, Pat Simmons, Carmel Summers, Christine Sykes, Julie Thorndyke and Decima Wraxall.

Edited by Michele Bomford and Julie Thorndyke
Published by The Society of Women Writers NSW Inc., 2020.
Paperback, 140 pp; black and white illus.
ISBN 978-0-9808407-5-9  RRP $20 (plus postage)

Contact: Michele Bomford
https://womenwritersnsw.org/

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