Wombat Goes To School

by Jackie French

Illustrated by Bruce Whatley

On Sale: 18/09/2017

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About the Book

She eats. She sleeps. She scratches. She goes to school... - now in a 'Big Book' format! Ages: 3-7

She sleeps. She eats. She scratches - and finds a hole. When Mothball discovers a new hole, it unexpectedly leads her to the local school. the children learn that wombats love carrots and grass, while Mothball learns that lunch boxes contain very few carrots, that sports sheds can be a good place to have a nap, and that when you're brown and round, it's not a good idea to get too close to a ball ... Ages 3 years plus

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460753712
  • ISBN 10: 1460753712
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 18/09/2017
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price: 39.99 AUD
  • Age: From 3 years
  • BISAC1: Children's, Teenage & educational / Picture books

Biography

Jackie French AM is an award-winning writer, wombat negotiator, the 2014–2015 Australian Children's Laureate and the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. In 2016 Jackie became a Member of the Order of Australia for her contribution to children's literature and her advocacy for youth literacy. She is regarded as one of Australia's most popular children's authors and writes across all genres — from picture books, history, fantasy, ecology and sci-fi to her much loved historical fiction for a variety of age groups. ‘Share a Story' was the primary philosophy behind Jackie's two-year term as Laureate. jackiefrench.com facebook.com/authorjackiefrench


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Bruce Whatley is one of Australia's most highly regarded and talented authors and illustrators for children, both here and internationally. Since 1992 Bruce has written and/or illustrated over 70 picture books. In 2002 he paired with author Jackie French and illustrated Diary of a Wombat, which was the start of an extraordinary creative collaboration. www.brucewhatley.com


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