Diary of a Wombat
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Diary of a Wombat

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Description

A wombat's work is never done... Take a trip with a wombat, and discover the ins and outs of her day in this modern classic Australian picture book. There are holes to be dug and territory to be defended - and don't forget all the eating and sleeping that needs to be squeezed in too!show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 202 x 280 x 5mm | 160g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • HarperCollins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • With numerous col. ill.
  • 0007212070
  • 9780007212071
  • 44,263

Review quote

`French and Whatley have conjured an affectionate, believable wombat self-portrait.' New York Times Book Review `Bruce Whatley's illustrations bring the story to life in a way that is both endearing and amusing. It's easy to see why this book has won several awards in Jackie French's native Australia. It deserves to be a huge hit here too, as it feels really fresh and original.' Publishing Newsshow more

About Jackie French

Jackie French was born in Sydney in 1953, grew up in Brisbane, graduated from the University of Queensland and moved to her present home in NSW bush land in her mid twenties. Over the past 10 years she has published over a hundred books on diverse subjects ranging from children's fiction to pest control! Bruce Whatley was born in the United Kingdom and emigrated with his parents to Australia during his childhood. He often collaborates on picture books with his wife, Rosie Smith.show more

Rating details

4,832 ratings
4.23 out of 5 stars
5 49% (2,386)
4 31% (1,481)
3 15% (742)
2 4% (171)
1 1% (52)
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