Bruce Whatley

Bruce Whatley is one of Australia's best-loved and most respected author/illustrators. He's illustrated over 70 books, including: the highly acclaimed The Little Refugee by Anh and Suzanne Do; the enormously successful and award- winning Diary of a Wombat, its companion volumes, and various other best-selling collaborations with author Jackie French; Monster by Andrew Daddo; and Little White Dogs Can't Jump and My Mum's the Best co- written, among many others, with his wife, Rosie Smith. 
 

Books by Bruce Whatley

And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda

Published: February 2015

The iconic song about the Battle of Gallipoli, written by Eric Bogle in 1972 at the height of the anti-war movement, re-imagined by esteemed children's illustrator Bruce Whatley.

The Little Refugee

Published: November 2011

Anh Do's inspirational story about his family's incredible escape from war-torn Vietnam and his childhood in Australia, told especially for children.

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