AZARIA A TRUE HISTORY
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What happens when the truth gets lost? Where wild animals and people meet, tragedy can strike, But when a tiny baby is stolen by a dingo, people simply cannot accept such a thing. Prejudice and gossip grip the nation, and the tragedy transforms into a fight for the truth. How did it all go so wrong? This is a true Australian story of innocence, ignorance, and the perils of ‘mob thinking’. A beautifully illustrated non-fiction picture book that sensitively explores the collision of wilderness and civilisation, explains a famous miscarriage of justice, and examines the role of the media in history-telling, in an appropriate manner for young readers. Ã¢â‚¬Å“An important story for children about one of AustraliaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most dramatic miscarriages of justice.Ã¢â‚¬Â Ã¢â‚¬â€The Hon. Justice Lex Lasry, AM Ã¢â‚¬Å“A modern day fairy tale, cautionary and unforgettable. Essential reading for students of history and the law, young and old.Ã¢â‚¬Â The book forms an excellent cross-curricular resource, ideal for class discussion and activity. TeachersÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Notes & Resources, with further extensive resource material available online.