CBCA's Notable Australian Children's Books for Younger Readers 2012
Jack's big brother tom has asked him to go fishing!
But Jack knows you should never go fishing when there are crocs about . . .
About the Author
Leonie Norrington was born in Darwin and spent much of her childhood on a remote community, growing up among Aboriginal people who lived in the traditional way. Her first novel for children, The Barrumbi Kids, was an Honour Book in the 2003 CBCA Awards for Younger Fiction. It was followed by Spirit of Barrumbi, Leaving Barrumbi (shortlisted by the CBCA in 2008), and The Last Muster. Leonie has written a picture book, You and Me: Our Place, which was also shortlisted by the CBCA in 2008. Her latest book is The Devil You Know.
About the Illustrator
Terry Denton is among Australia's busiest literary creative forces and his work, either as a writer, illustrator or both, can be found in popular children's titles such as Gasp!, Duck for Cover and Sucked In! He lives by the beach with his wife and three kids, two dogs, a few chooks and a huge burial mound of previous pets. His hobbies include: bushwalking, ball sports, water sports, painting, strangling cats and visiting sick people in hospital.
Series: Aussie Bites
For Ages: 7+ years old
For Grades: 2 - 4
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 27th June 2011
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.2 x 0.6
Weight (kg): 19.8
Edition Number: 1