Celebrate Nature Book Week with this set of three gorgeous tea towels designed by Wilderness Society’s Karajia and Environment Awards for Children’s Literature shortlisted illustrators Leanne Mulgo Watson, Philip Bunting and Trace Balla!
- ‘4 Kutukulungs’ (turtles) by Leanne Mulgo Watson (on white)
- Greater glider design by Trace Balla (on beige)
- Mopoke in tree design by Philip Bunting (on beige)
Printed in Australia on certified organic cotton in a 100% recycled cardboard band, these beautiful tea towels make thoughtful, eco-friendly gifts for friends and family.
Nature Book Week is our annual celebration of books and the natural world, with events online and in libraries, schools and bookstores around the country. Learn more at naturebookweek.com
By purchasing this product, you're helping preserve Australia’s beloved wildlife and life-giving ecosystems for the future.
About the illustrators
Leanne Mulgo Watson
Leanne Mulgo Watson is a Darug artist-educator. She has been a director of the Darug Custodian Aboriginal Corporation for many years. Her second book, Sharing, has been shortlisted for both the 2022 Karajia and Environment Awards for Children’s Literature.
Trace creates graphic novels and children’s books about connecting with country and community. A self-described ‘story catcher’, she finds inspiration in nature and incorporates local plant and animal species into her detailed, cartoon-style drawings.
The poem on Trace's tea towel is part of a song—listen to it here: traceballa.com
Philip Bunting is an author and illustrator whose books have been translated into multiple languages, and published in over 30 countries around the world, receiving many accolades. He believes that the more fun the child has during their early reading experiences, the more likely they will be to return to books, improve their emergent literacy skills, and later find joy in reading and learning.