Fair Dinkum Histories
|Cover artist||Peter Sheehan|
|Publisher||Scholastic Books Australia|
|No. of books||8|
Fair Dinkum Histories is a spin-off series of the Horrible Histories books. It is written by Jackie French, illustrated by Peter Sheehan and focuses on the history of Australia. According to the Australian book review, French has "taken the Horrible Histories template and tweaked it with [her] own imprint, Fair Dinkum Histories".
List of books
- Shipwreck, Sailors & 60,000 Years: Before 1788 (2006)
- Grim Crims & Convicts: 1788-1820 (2005)
- Rotters and Squatters: 1820-1850 (2007)
- Gold, Graves and Glory: 1850-1880 (2007)
- A Nation of Swaggies & Diggers: 1880-1920 (2008)
- Weevils, War & Wallabies: 1920-1945 (2009)
- Rockin', Rollin, Hair & Hippies: 1945-1972 (2010)
- Booms, Busts and Bushfires: 1972 Onwards (2011)
Awards and nominations
Weevils, War & Wallabies: 1920-1945
- Won - Notable Book, CBCA Children's Book of the Year Award: Eve Pownall Award for Information Books (2010)
- "Fair Dinkum Histories #1: Grim Crims and Convicts, 1788-1820". Leatherwood Books. Retrieved 19 April 2011.
- Australian book review: Issues 278-287. National Book Council (Australia). 2006. p. 56. Retrieved 14 July 2011.
- "EP_Notables_2010 - CBCA". 25 April 2012.