Join Clancy and Uncle Egg on a rambling, rockhopping adventure in Gariwerd (the Grampians), to find the source of the Glenelg River. A story about following your flow, and the unexpected places you may go. Praise for Rivertime: 'The drawings and text teem with vitality and wonder. Verdict: enchanting.' Herald Sun 'A reminder for mid-primary school kids that communing with nature has its own rewards.' Junior Books + Publishing 'A gentle picture book about the beauty of nature.' The Age 'A class act.' The Australian
Trace Balla is often found sketching in nature, riding her bike, dancing, and growing vegies in her garden in central Victoria. She loves to illustrate and write songs and stories, and inspire others in their creativity and care for the planet. Her background is in illustration, community arts, art therapy, animation, and writing songs and stories, and she enjoys visiting schools and festivals to talk about her work. Her previous books, Rivertime and Shine, were both highly acclaimed, and Rivertime won the Readings Children's Book Prize and Wilderness Society's Environment Award for Children's Literature, and was shortlisted for the CBCA Awards in two categories, the NSW Premier's Literary Awards and the Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards.
Shortlisted for Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year: Lower Primary Children 2016.