Meet Nancy Bird Walton
Grace Atwood, Harry Slaghekke
(Random House Australia, Feb. 1, 2015)
In this latest addition to the picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, learn about Australia's first female commercial pilot, Nancy Bird Walton Nancy Bird Walton grew up during the golden age of aviation. By the time she was 13, Nancy knew she wanted to fly. When she was 18, Nancy studied under the famous aviator Charles Kingsford Smith. This is the story of how Nancy began her career as Australia’s first female commercial pilot.