'A Celebration of Wattle'
For everyone who loves Wattle
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180 x 240 mm, 304 pages, 224 photos
This book documents the history of Wattle Day and our national emblem.
Wattle is the best known and most loved of all our native flora. This book is a revised edition of 'Wattle' (AGPS 1991). lt expands on that earlier book. New features include Wattle Day memories and a wealth of suggestions for schools and the community to help them celebrate future Wattle Days. There are additional poems in the anthology and special sections have been inserted outlining a brief history of the Wattle Day Asociation, the amazing story of the Hiroshima connection. an explanation of the botanical battle for Australia's retention of the name Acacia and a detailed summary of the debate about wattle and allergies. Beautifully illustrated throughout with 224 photographs and watercolours of wattles as well as many archival photos.