Happy Birthday Australia – Grieve, Prudence

<p>Happy Birthday Australia</p>

Title

Happy Birthday Australia

Author

Grieve, Prudence

Illustrator

Larkin, Jack

Publisher

Hyland House

Published Date

1988

Annotation

School children plan a street celebration of 200 years of Australia with all their multicultural families, but an Aboriginal resident refuses to celebrate. This picture book is a sensitive way to introduce Australia Day and how celebrations can be seen from different perspectives.

Key Concepts

Celebrations, Cross cultural relations, Cultural traditions, Intolerance

Audience

Primary

AC Links/EYLF

English, Geography, HASS, History, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACHASSK106, ACHASSK107, ACHASSK108, ACHASSK109, ACHASSK110, ACHASSK111, ACHASSK112, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACHASSK134, ACHASSK135, ACHASSK136, ACHASSK137, ACHASSK138, ACHASSK139, ACHASSK140, ACHASSK141