1300 187 187
 
Oscar's Half Birthday - Bob Graham

Oscar's Half Birthday

Paperback

Published: 1st August 2008
RRP $16.95
$16.25
This title is not in stock at the Booktopia Warehouse and needs to be ordered from our supplier.
Click here to read more about delivery expectations.

This is an enchanting early picture book from the creator of "Max", 2000 Smarties Gold Prize Winner and CBC Early Childhood Book of the Year Honour Book.The day Oscar turns six months old, Mum, Dad and Millie decide to celebrate. They take coat-hanger fairy wings, three tuna sandwiches and a chocolate cake with half a candle, and set off across the city for a picnic on Bellevue Hill. Once there, all the other people in the park join in for a rousing chorus of 'Happy Birthday' in this warm, gentle story of a family celebration on an urban, autumn day.

ISBN: 9781406306866
ISBN-10: 140630686X
Audience: Children
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st August 2008
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 27.0  x 0.3
Weight (kg): 0.17

Bob Graham

Bob Graham has written and illustrated many children’s picture books. He was born in Sydney, and studied at the Julian Ashton Art School. His books are well known for their simplicity and humour, told from children’s perspectives, including “Oscar’s Half Birthday,” “Buffy,” ( Smarties Book prize silver award winner) and “Let’s Get a Pup” ( shortlisted for the 2002 Kate Greenaway medal; winner Boston Globe-Horn book award.) He won the 2000 Smarties Gold medal for “Max”, the 2003 Kate Greenaway medal for “Jethro Byrde,” and the Australian Children’s Book of the Year Award four times. Other titles include “Queenie the Bantam,”( highly commended for the Kate Greenaway medal,) “Dimity Dumpty” and “Brand New Baby.”

In 2009 “How to Heal a Broken Wing,” has won the Charlotte Zolotow award, shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Award, and shortlisted for the 2009 Kate Greenaway medal. His most recent book 'April Underhill, Tooth Fairy' by Bob Graham named an ‘Honor Book’ in the 2011 Zolotow Awards. How to Heal a Broken Wing was short-listed for the 2011 REAL Children's Choice Book Awards. April Underhill Tooth Fairy was short-listed for the 2011 Prime Minister's Literary Awards. Bob Graham is a candidate for the 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Award. Bob Graham was short-listed for the Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards for Miracle on Separation Street in the Lower Primary Category.

Visit Bob Graham's Booktopia Author Page