A typical day. Don′t be fooled. This wombat leads a very busy and demanding life. She wrestles unknown creatures, runs her own digging business, and most difficult of all - trains her humans. She teaches them when she would like carrots, when she would like oats and when she would like both at the same time. But these humans are slow learners.
Find out how one wombat - between scratching, sleeping and eating - manages to fit the difficult job of training humans into her busy schedule.
About the Author
Jackie French is a full-time writer who lives near Braidwood in the Araluen Valley, NSW. In 2000, Hitler’s Daughter was awarded the CBC Younger Readers’ Award. To the Moon and Back won the Eve Pownall Award in 2005. Macbeth and Son, and Josephine Wants to Dance were both shortlisted for the 2007 CBC Awards.
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Comments about Diary of a Wombat:
I bought this for my 4 year olds birthday and it has quickly become a favourite. Very funny to read the adventures that a wombat can get up to over a week. makes us laugh every time. Illustrations are gorgeous too.
"The sweet yet deadpan humor...will tickle youngsters...amusing...look at clever (and awfully cute) garden infiltrators." THE BULLETIN OF THE CENTER OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS, Starred Review
Series: Jackie French titles
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 9th April 2013
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 28.5 x 21.0 x 0.5
Weight (kg): 0.15