Australia is a country that is made up of many immigrants. Their stories are celebrated in our immigration museums and in special monuments like the Welcome Wall in Sydney, which immortalises the names of some individuals on a bronze plate. Australian author, Carole Wilkinson shares her own story of being a Ten Pound Pom in Walker Books’ Our Stories series. She was one of many people to arrive here through the UK-Australia Assisted Passage Agreement during 1947 to 1982 and this story forms the basis of her new picture book titled, Ten Pound Pom.
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