Author Information

Highly acclaimed author/illustrator Mark Wilson’s many picture books include The Penguin Shore (a CBCA Notable Book in 1996), The Castaways of the Charles Eaton , Yellow-eye (winner of the Wilderness Society Award in 2002), the Extinction Series: I Saw Nothing: the Extinction of the Thylacine (a CBCA Notable Book in 2004); I Said Nothing: the Extinction of the Paradise Parrot; and I Did Nothing: the Extinction of the Gastric Brooding Frog and The Last Tree (2006). The Extinction Series also won a Wilderness Society Award and a Whitley Award in 2004, and The Last Tree won a Whitley Award in 2007. Mark lives in Frankston, Victoria.

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Teachers Guide

The following are only a few of the stimulus points created by Wilson’s text and illustrations. Further suggestions for activities... More

My Mother's Eyes

With evocative artwork by Mark Wilson on every page, My Mother’s Eyes is a moving and poignant tribute to the young soldiers who were lost, far from home, in the Great War.
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About The Author

Highly acclaimed author/illustrator Mark Wilson’s many picture books include The Penguin Shore (a CBCA Notable Book in 1996), The Castaways of the Charles Eaton... More