The Brown Dog

by Gina Inverarity

Illustrated by Greg Holfeld

On Sale: 03/04/2017

Format:

Hardcover

About the Book

A BEAUTIFUL PICTURE BOOK THAT ENCOURAGES YOUNG READERS TO EXPLORE THEIR EMOTIONS.

The brown dog often visits Henry on rainy, grey afternoons. Usually he doesn't hang around for long. But this time the brown dog decides to stay and Henry needs to find a way to make him leave.

Gina Inverarity's evocative text and Greg Holfeld's beautiful illustrations provide the perfect platform for young readers to think and talk about their feelings.


PRAISE

'This is a beautiful, ultimately uplifting book that gently sends an important message.' - The Australian


AWARDS

Shortlisted - 2018 Speech Pathology Awards

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781921504747
  • ISBN 10: 1921504749
  • Imprint: Working Title Press - AU
  • On Sale: 03/04/2017
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price: 24.99 AUD
  • Age: From 3 years
  • BISAC1: JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Dogs

Biography

Gina Inverarity studied Writing and Communications at the University of South Australia and for the past 18 years has worked as an editor for a range of independent publishers, including Wakefield Press, Omnibus Books, Working Title Press and Allen & Unwin. She completed honours in English at Victoria University, Wellington, in 2013 and lives in New Zealand with her partner and two daughters and two happy dachshunds. The Brown Dog is her first picture book. Gina was inspired to write The Brown Dog after talking with a friend whose son didn't seem interested in anything and spent time lying on the couch.


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Biography

Greg Holfeld was born in Canada and moved to Adelaide in 1991 after several years of travelling and country-hopping. He has spent much of his career as an animator and cartoonist. In between directing and producing his own animated films, he works as a freelance animator with an Adelaide production house, and a book illustrator. He has illustratedover 35 titles, including The Perfect Pet, Wolf's Sunday Dinner, You Must Be Joking, Captain Congo and the Crocodile King, Captain Congo and the Maharaja's Monkey and Captain Congo and the Klondike Gold.


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