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Meet… Nellie Melba

A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia’s history, including opera star Dame Nellie Melba.

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A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including opera star Dame Nellie Melba.

Dame Nellie Melba was a soprano singer. She was the first classical musician from Australia to gain international acclaim, helping to raise Australia's cultural prestige in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. She was appointed Dame Commander, OBE for her enormous fundraising efforts during World War One. Dame Nellie is remembered for bringing opera and opera training to audiences across Australia and commemorated on the Australian hundred-dollar note.

From Ned Kelly to Saint Mary MacKillop; Captain Cook to Douglas Mawson, the Meet ... series of picture books tells the exciting stories of the men and women who have shaped Australia's history.

For children aged 5+

ISBN9780143780311
Book Title

Meet… Nellie Melba

Publisher

Random House Australia

Imprint

Children's Originals

Genre

Children's

Format

Paperback

Dimensions

224mm x 272mm

Date Published

July 2017

Pages

36

Weight0.176 kg