Wilam: A Birrarung Story

In this stunning picture book beautifully given form by Indigenous artist Lisa Kennedy, respected Elder Aunty Joy Murphy and Yarra Riverkeeper Andrew Kelly tell the story of one day in the life of the vital, flourishing Birrarung (Yarra river).

Wilam is published by Black Dog Books, and is an ode to Australian rivers, the flora and fauna that live on them, and the function they perform as a part of modern day life.

ISBN: 9781925381764
RRP: $24.99

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“This book is a must-have for every school, library and home in Victoria.”


Wilam is a truly beautiful story in both its words and pictures.”

Reading Time

“This is a book to treasure.”

Kids’ Book Review

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