Two Peas in a Pod

Two Peas in a Pod

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By (author) Chris McKimmie

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  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin Children's Books
  • Format: Hardback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 231mm x 234mm x 10mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 1 December 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Sydney
  • ISBN 10: 1742373046
  • ISBN 13: 9781742373041
  • Illustrations note: chiefly col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 42,549

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Marvin and Violet have been friends since they were babies. They are like two peas in a pod. But then Violet moves away...With a unique Australian flavour, this story of friendship is both tender and truthful.

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Chris McKimmie is a writer, illustrator, artist. He is the creator of Brian Banana Duck Sunshine Yellow (2006), shortlisted for the 2007 CBCA Awards, Maisie Moo and Invisible Lucy (2007) and Special Kev (2008), shortlisted for the 2009 CBCA Awards. Chris was for many years the convenor and originator of the illustration program at the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University. He wrote, illustrated and designed a series of 8 children's books in the 70s, and has designed many covers for the University of Queensland Press. Represented in the Graphis Annual, he has worked as a graphic designer and publications designer for the ABC, the National Parks and Wildlife Services and the University of WA Press. He was production designer for the award-winning short film Stations and the feature-length film Australian Dream, and wrote the lyrics for the songs in both films. He regularly exhibits his paintings and drawings.

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Like the work of Shaun Tan or David McKee, McKimmie's books deserve careful looking and thoughtful reading. School Librarian