The Grand, Genius Summer of Henry Hoobler

The Grand, Genius Summer of Henry Hoobler

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WINNER: 2017 QLD Literary Awards, Children's Fiction
WINNER: 8-10 category 2018 Speech Pathology Awards
SHORT-LISTED: CBCA Book of the Year, Younger Readers, 2018

It struck Henry that perhaps he was waiting for the exact right moment to be daring and brave. The exact right moment where he felt no worry at all, not one tiny flicker. But what if that moment never came?

Henry Hoobler is a reluctant adventurer who is worried about his summer holiday camping at the beach: bugs, spiders, snakes, stingers, blue-ringed octopi or sharks. Worst of all, his family and friends are pushing him to ride his new silver bike - without training wheels. But when Henry meets Cassie, he discovers that courage is there to be found when you have a friend who is straight-up and true.

A joyous, heart-warming story from the much-loved author of My Big Birkett.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 17.78mm | 200g
  • Allen & Unwin Children's Books
  • Sydney, Australia
  • English
  • 1760293016
  • 9781760293017
  • 129,318

About Lisa Shanahan

Lisa Shanahan is an award-winning writer of picture books and fiction for young people. Her first novel for teenagers, My Big Birkett was published to critical acclaim both in Australia, where it was short-listed for the CBCA Book of the Year for Older Readers, and in the United States. Her picture book Bear and Chook by the Sea, illustrated by Emma Quay, was the CBCA Book of the Year for Early Childhood in 2010. Her most recent picture book Big Pet Day, illustrated by Gus Gordon, was the Speech Pathology Book of the Year for Ages 5-8 in 2015. She loves moon-gazing, making up words, mango sorbet, mock orange blossom, black cockatoos, shouts of unexpected laughter, the weight of a scruffy dog resting on her knee and hot cups of tea. She lives in Sydney, close to the river of her childhood, with her husband and their three sons.
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