Discover how people have mapped Australia - from songs that recorded what the landscape looked like, and early explorers' drawings, to modern maps and satellite images.
* Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening range of genres including science fiction and biography, prompting more ways to respond to texts.
* Text type: An information book
* Curriculum links: geography, history
Richard Platt is the award-winning author of over 90 titles, fiction and non-fiction. He is an amateur expert on the sea, and especially on smuggling and piracy. He is also fascinated by social history and by the history of science and technology. Richard lives in rural Kent with his wife, a black cat and five chickens.