And you will hear the voices of Ancestors.
Speaking to us.
Leading us on the path to knowledge of culture, of Country.
Co-authored by Nicole Godwin and Wiradjuri man, Duncan Smith OAM, Listen encourages the reader to reflect on the importance of listening and truth-telling in response to Australia's complex history. The poetic writing style creates a rich and respectful text, and the bright colours inject a sense of joy into a text that explores what is often a painful history. The use of traditional First Nations techniques reinforces the longevity and importance of a culture that has lived on Australian land for over 65,000 years.
Published by Wild Dog Books, Listen includes exquisite artwork from acclaimed artist, Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Warung man, Jandamarra Cadd.
“The text is poetically simple but intensely powerful. Nicole Godwin and Duncan Smith have eloquently expressed the sentiments of so many of us, both First Nations and non-Indigenous, who are committed to initiating healing of the past and a future where we all walk together.."Sue Warren, Kids' Book Review
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