The Great Expedition

Great Expedition heading

New Frontier Publishing

One day, five brave explorers travel across wild country to deliver a valuable parcel.  The journey is punishing, and not all of them make it.  But is the mission really as dangerous as it seems?  And is that really a desert… or is it a sandpit?

  • 2012 CBCA Notable Book (Early Childhood)
  • Shortlisted 2012 Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Award (Lower Primary)
  • Finalist 2012 SCBWI Crystal Kite Award
  • Performed by the Toowoomba Concert Orchestra, as part of the First5Forever program, funded by Toowoomba Regional Council.
Pete’s odd fact

I wrote this story after reading a book about Burke and Wills, the first European people to travel across Australia, from south to north.