Shy the Platypus

Shy the Platypus

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National Library Publishing presents a stylish, highly illustrated re-publication of Leslie Rees' classic tale, Shy the Platypus. This exciting story of the life of a young platypus describes her growing up and experiencing encounters with humans, other platypuses and different animals. Leslie Rees published over 40 children's books and won major awards (Order of Australia & NSW Premier's Award) for his `contribution to Australian literature'. Leslie Rees' animal stories were an important part of the Australian children's books from the 1940s onwards. The Rees animal books (original editions in 1940s-50s) were republished in a number of editions by different publishers over the next 50 years.
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  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 190 x 210mm
  • Canberra, Australia
  • 0642277419
  • 9780642277411