The Goblin and the Empty Chair

The Goblin and the Empty Chair

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In a time long past, in a land far away, a family has suffered an unspeakable loss. But a lonely goblin has been watching. And he knows what to do to help them heal. A rich and moving original fairytale about family, friendship, and the power compassion has to unite us all.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 237 x 311 x 8mm | 454g
  • Penguin Books Australia
  • Viking Australia
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • 0670074217
  • 9780670074211

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Mem Fox has written over 38 books for adults and children including Possum Magic, which has sold over three million copies and is the bestselling picture book ever in Australia. Mem has been presented with many awards including an AM in the 1993 Australia Day Honours for services to the cultural life of Australia; an SA Great Award for Literature in 2001; the Prime Minister's Centenary Medal in 2003; and she was shortlisted for the Australian of the Year in 2004. She worked as an Associate Professor of Literacy Studies in the School of Education at Flinders University, South Australia for twenty-four years and is now an international literacy consultant. Mem's books with Penguin include Where is the Green Sheep?, Hunwick's Egg, A Particular Cow, Where The Giant Sleeps, Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Hello Baby!, The Goblin and the Empty Chair, A Giraffe in the Bath and most recently Baby Bedtime. She lives in Adelaide, Australia. 'Mem Fox's books are like a warm blanket; they have a way of making the world seem a little cosier.' Sundayshow more