Notable Book, Picture Book category, Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards, 2008
Roland Harvey is one of Australia's best-loved illustrators. In 1978, he established Roland Harvey Studios and began designing and producing greeting cards, posters and stationery with a distinctly Australian flavour. Ventures into publishing quickly followed. Some of his best-loved books include My Place in Space (with Joe Levine), Burke and Wills, The First Fleet, Sick As (with Gael Jennings) and The New Roland Harvey Christmas book. His recent books include the best-selling At the Beach and In the Bush and his brilliant illustrations are also a feature of It's True! Burke + Wills Forgot the Frying Pan by David Greagg and the Bonnie + Sam series - The Horses and Ponies of Currawong Creek, in collaboration with Alison Lester.