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Tales from the Waterhole - Bob Graham

Tales from the Waterhole

Paperback

Published: 1st April 2008
For Ages: 5 - 9 years old
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Shortlisted for the 2005 CBC Awards, this charming illustrated chapter book is sure to entertain the whole family.

The waterhole in summer is the perfect place to hang out with your friends and family: playing football, doing springboard stunts, having a party... Mess about with Morris, his best friend Billy, and a crowd of other colourful animal characters down at the waterhole in these five delightful tales by award-winning author and illustrator Bob Graham.

About the Author

Bob Graham, Australia's leading picture-book maker, has written and illustrated many children's picture books including "Oscar's Half Birthday", "Buffy" and "Let's Get a Pup". He won the 2000 Nestle Children's Book Gold Medal for "Max", the 2003 Kate Greenaway Medal for "Jethro Byrde, Fairy Child" and has received the Australian Children's Book of the Year Award four times.

"A warm ode to the unplanned days of summer. Friends of George and Martha or Frog and Toad will read these stories over and over."

ISBN: 9780763633158
ISBN-10: 0763633151
Series: Candlewick Sparks (Quality)
Audience: Children
For Ages: 5 - 9 years old
For Grades: 2
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 46
Published: 1st April 2008
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.3  x 0.5
Weight (kg): 0.14

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.

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