Author(s): Wolfer, Dianne
In 1914 Jim and Charlie abandon the Australian outback for the excitement and adventure of the war to end all wars. But in the Light Horse they quickly discover the brutal realities of life on the frontline. And nothing will ever be the same again.
Featuring stunning charcoal sketches by Brian Simmonds alongside primary source documents and historical photos, Light Horse Boy goes behind the scenes of the great Anzac legends for an intimate look at their experience of World War I.
About the author:
Dianne Wolfer (Author)
Dianne Wolfer is an award-winning author. Her book Lighthouse Girl inspired a character in PIAF's The Giants and has recently been adapted into a stage production by Black Swan State Theatre Company. Her picture book Photographs in the Mud (set along the Kokoda Track) is used as an international peace reference and has been published in Japanese; it is also a recommended resource for the National History Curriculum.
Brian Simmonds (Illustrator)
Brian Simmonds has a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art from Curtin University. He has exhibited his work many times and won numerous prizes for drawing, oil painting and mixed media works. His work can be found in many private and public collections in Australia. His books include The River and Rottnest Island.
Number of Pages: 120
Publication Date: 20181029
Publisher: Fremantle Press
Product Form: Paperback / softback
Dimensions (LxWxH): 219 mm175 mm13 mm
Weight: 416 gr