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The Sydney Harbour Bridge

RRP $19.95

On 19 March, 1932, after nine years of planning and building, more than a million Australians crossed the newly opened Sydney Harbour Bridge, the largest arch bridge in the world. This revised edition of Peter Spearitt's biography of the Bridge celebrates the 80th anniversary of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in March 2012. It tells the extraordinary story of the Bridge's design and construction, the drama of its official opening, and the way it has taken a central place in Sydney's celebrations and become a much-loved symbol of the city. The Bridge has inspired great art and drawn visitors from all over the world to marvel and climb it, yet is still so familiar that Sydneysiders refer to it endearingly as the coathanger. The Sydney Harbour Bridge celebrates not only a magnificent structure, but the people who use it.

About the Author

Peter Spearritt is a leading historian, the former executive director of the Brisbane Institute, and a current professor at the University of Queensland. He has published more than 20 books, including Australians and the Monarchy, Electrifying Sydney, Sydney’s Century: A History, Holiday Business: Tourism in Australia since 1870, and Trading Places: Australian Travel Posters.


Sydney Is A Fun Place Too!

RRP $7.99

Kate is sad.
She misses her old home.
How can Zac help?

Key concepts: Place, Sense of identity, and Simple map representations   
AC Content Descriptions: The places people live in and belong to, their familiar features and why they are important to people.

Discovering Geography Student Topic Books include fiction, nonfiction and comic books.

This book is classified as Reading Level 3 / Fountas and Pinnell Level C. Visit our Levelled readers page for further information on reading levels.


A Maritime History Of Fowey Harbour

RRP $12.99



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