A Land Called OZ by Australian Author Maggie May Gordon

That mystical, magical place that exists in our minds ... or does it? The Australian poet Maggie May Gordon’s traditional rhyming verses, together with artist Emma Middleton’s captivating illustrations, will show you that it doesn’t only exist in the mind ... but in the everyday wonders of our world!

A wonderful bedtime book filled with poems to share with your child about the wonders of nature and the magic all around us. 

Wildlings parents approved! 


Author Maggie May Gordon
Maggie May Gordon was born and raised in Sydney. She commenced writing when she married and moved to a property on the western plains of NSW which she found very conducive to writing about the characters, flora and fauna of the Australian bush. An award-winning poet, her verses have been widely published and used in eisteddfod and radio presentations. Her lyrics have been performed on stage and television. Maggie is the original author & lyricist of Eureka! the Musical (Her Majesty’s, Melbourne 2004) which was nominated for Best Musical in the Robert Helpmann Awards for Australian Theatre 2005.

Illustrator Emma Middleton
Emma Middleton is a picture book author, illustrator, children’s performer and former ballerina who lives near Noosa, Queensland. After a career in performing arts, during which time she danced for the Vienna Ballet, she returned to Australia to direct and teach at The Brighton Dance Academy. Emma retired from teaching dance to follow her passion for picture books by creating stories that will enhance a child’s sense of wonder, delight and unlimited possibility. Emma has illustrated numerous picture books and is the author of companion picture books The Lion in our Living Room and The Bear in our Backyard.