Christobel Mattingley is one of Australia's most respected and admired writers. She writes as she lives, with compassion, sincerity and a firm commitment to social justice. Her books include a major historical work on the Aborigines of South Australia (Survival in our own land: 'Aboriginal' experiences in 'South Australia' since 1836 / told by Nungas and others) and a best-selling biography of Deny King, King of the Wilderness.
As the award-winning author of more than thirty-five books for children, her readership spans more than one generation.
Published: April 2016
The powerful story of Yvonne Edwards, artist and community leader, who lived on or near the Maralinga lands, and the cost of the fall-out for herself and her family from the nuclear tests in the 1950s.
Published: April 2012
An extraordinary illustrated history told from the Indigenous perspective and created through a series of workshops, extensive research and community consultation. Honour Book in the 2010 CBCA Awards.
Published: April 2009
An extraordinary illustrated history told from the Indigenous perspective and created through a series of workshops, extensive research and community consultation.
Published: March 2008
Chellie loves the beautiful green turtles on her tropical island home. So when they are threatened, she does everything she can to save them.
Published: April 2007
The riveting true story account of a young WW2 pilot's heroic journey, illustrated throughout with fascinating photographs, maps and excerpts from his log books.