Jimmy and Pat Go to China

Jimmy and Pat Go to China

by Pat Lowe, with drawings by Jimmy Pike

Pat Lowe : Kimberley writer

Pat Lowe

Jimmy and Pat Go to China is a light-hearted but informative account of a journey to China by Australian Aboriginal artist Jimmy Pike with the author Pat Lowe and their host, Chinese Australian artist Zhou Xiaoping.

Jimmy Pike - Indigenous Illustrator and Artist

Jimmy Pike

The artists held a joint exhibition in Zhou’s home town, Hefei, and from there the three friends travelled by bus and train to other parts of China.  They went up the Yellow Mountains, visited Buddhist temples and saw the famous Terracotta Warriors at Xian, as well as climbing the Great Wall.  At night in hotel rooms, Jimmy made drawings: delightful, naive impressions of places he visited.

Pat’s account is less a travelogue than a gentle, tongue-in-cheek commentary on Jimmy’s responses to a country and culture very different from his own.

Jimmy and Pat Go to China  by Pat Lowe, with drawings by Jimmy Pike

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Jimmy and Pat Go to China  by Pat Lowe, with drawings by Jimmy Pike

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ISBN   0 9775615 1 8