Millie Loves Ants

by Jackie French

Illustrated by Sue deGennaro

On Sale: 27/03/2017


About the Book

From the award-winning talented duo who created THE HAIRY-NOSED WOMBATS FIND A NEW HOME.

Ages 4+

'Millie trundles through the trees,

Wildflowers bending in the breeze.

If there's just a chance of ants,

Millie's nose will do its dance.'

But just why doesMillie the echidna adore ants?

Find out in this glorious new picture book fromaward-winning author and Children's Laureate Jackie French, and talentedillustrator Sue deGennaro.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460751787
  • ISBN 10: 1460751787
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 27/03/2017
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price: 24.99 AUD
  • Age: From 4 years
  • BISAC1: JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Insects, Spiders, etc.


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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Sue deGennaro studied film at university, and after focussing on drawing at art school she became an aerialist and performance artist. Sue lives in Melbourne with her two daughters and is the illustrator of The Tomorrow Book, The Hairy-nosed Wombats Find a New Home and Millie Loves Ants by Jackie French and Clarrie's Pig Day Out by Jen Storer.

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