Took the Children Away

$24.99

Ruby Hunter
BOOK

Author: Archie Roach
Illustrator: Ruby Hunter
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia

Archie Roach’s deeply personal song Took the Children Away, from his 1990 debut album, Charcoal Lane, was the first song ever to
receive a prestigious Australian Human Rights Award and has become a classic.
In this special 30th anniversary edition picture book, Archie’s iconic lyrics sit alongside Ruby Hunter’s evocative illustrations –
it is the last project Archie and Ruby worked on together.
Also included are Archie’s recollections of his family, artwork by other First Nation artist’s and rare archival photographs.

Took the Children Away is a powerful story of survival and renewal, and of the healing power of music, in a beautiful picture book edition to educate and inspire generations to come.

Archie Roach reads Took the Children Away

Books are packaged carefully in plastic wrapping in a cardboard flat pack and posted through Australia Post – standard post with tracking number.
A tax invoice/receipt is emailed after posting. Books supplied to educational institutions on invoice at 10% discount.
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Hardback Aus, Hardback O/S

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