Everyone knows and loves the Fairweathers, and they all love one another. But one day, they find out that their house is to be demolished to make way for a matchstick factory. Luckily, with the help of their friends and some inspiration from Mary, the littlest Fairweather, they are able to come up with a solution to save their home.
About The Author
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.”
His current book “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.
For Ages: 6 - 7 years old
For Grades: 2
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 10th July 2008
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Dimensions (cm): 25.2 x 23.2 x 0.3
Weight (kg): 0.15
Edition Number: 1