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    The Boy Who Built the Boat (Paperback) By (author) Ross Mueller, Illustrated by Craig Smith

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    DescriptionHenry sets out to build a boat one day. He has a hammer and a saw and a sister and a Teddy and a shed full of big ideas. With a buoyant, rhythmic text, ideal for reading aloud, The Boy Who Built the Boat celebrates the simple joy of making things, is a delight to read aloud and perfect for fathers and sons to share.

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    The Boy Who Built the Boat
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ross Mueller, Illustrated by Craig Smith
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 224 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    ISBN 13: 9781741755886
    ISBN 10: 1741755883

    BIC E4L: EY
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y1.3
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22000
    Libri: I-CI
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    DC22: E
    B&T General Subject: 212
    B&T Book Type: EF
    Ingram Subject Code: CI
    BIC E4L: PCS
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    B&T Approval Code: X01011000
    BIC subject category V2: YBCS
    BISAC V2.8: JUV051000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JUV041020
    DC22: A823.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 11
    BISAC V2.8: JUV013060
    LC classification: PZ7.M8789 BO 2009
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: YXF, YBCS, YFN
    BIC E4L: EP
    Thema interest age/special interest qualifier V1.0: 5AC
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Allen & Unwin
    Imprint name
    Allen & Unwin Children's Books
    Publication date
    23 February 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Author Ross Mueller is a writer, performer, musician and teacher. He has travelled to schools throughout Victoria, Australia, with the Living Poets Society, bringing writing to life in performance and song. His work has been produced by prestigious theatres across Australia and has been adapted for ABC Radio Drama. Mueller's plays have been nominated for numerous awards and Steel & Rust was awarded Best Music Theatre at the 1997 Melbourne Fringe Festival. Illustrator Craig Smith has illustrated over 300 books in a 30-year career. He was once a rust scraper on the Sydney Harbour Bridge but is now one of Australia's most popular illustrators with a style that is energetic, individual, carefully observed and full of life and humour. His witty, humorous artwork is enormously popular with children combining a wonderful sense of the absurd with a fine eye for detail.
    Review quote
    'a pleasure to read with a stop-start rhythm that builds up momentum...Craig Smith's illustrations are delightful, full of incidental details that...beautifully capture the big adventure childhood makes of the smallest things.' Junior Bookseller and Publisher'a delight to read aloud.'Practical ParentingSeptember 2006'Ross Mueller finds poetry in the tools needed to put the boat together...character-driven illustrations, composed with film-like angles and perspectives, make the project look easy and fun.' Weekend Australian27-28 May 2006