Taj and the Great Camel Trek
Published: 2011 by University of Queensland Press
Level: Primary Years (3-5)
Beltana, South Australia, 1875: Twelve-year-old Taj and his camel Mustara are about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. They are joining explorer Ernest Giles on his second attempt to cross the Australian desert where wild dogs, scorpions, poisonous snakes and a constant shortage of water mean they are never far from disaster.