My Favourite Aussie Animal Stories

by Jackie French Bruce Whatley

On Sale: 21/07/2014



About the Book

Together at last - six of Australia's best-loved animal stories in a boxed set

From two of Australia's best-loved picture books creators comes a boxed set containing DIARY OF A WOMBAT, BABY WOMBAT'S WEEK, WOMBAT GOES TO SCHOOL, CHRISTMAS WOMBAT, JOSEPHINE WANTS TO DANCE and PETE THE SHEEP.

Ages: 3+ years

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780732299552
  • ISBN 10: 0732299551
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 21/07/2014
  • Pages: 0
  • List Price: 89.99 AUD
  • Age: From 0 years
  • Age: To 2 years
  • BISAC1: Children's, Teenage & educational / Baby books


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.

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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.

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