A hilarious poem and cartoons about a mother anticipating the joys of Mother's Day, from two outstanding Australian creators.
'Twas the Night before Mother's Day,
Mum lay awake.
The sense of excitement
Was too much to take...
About the Author
Doug MacLeod is one of Australia's leading writers of comedy, and has been part of the creative teams that have produced popular TV shows such as Kath and Kim, The Comedy Company and Fast Forward. He has written 26 books including the award-winning bestseller, Sister Madge's Book of Nuns, The Birdsville Monster, and Spiky Spunky My Pet Monkey. His most recent novels for children include The Life of a Teenage Body Snatcher, Siggy and Amber, Tumble Turn, Kevin the Troll and The Clockwork Forest.
Judy Horacek is an Australian cartoonist, artist, writer and children's book creator. Her cartoons have been pinned up on doors and walls all over the world. She is also sometimes a visiting artist for school children and an after-dinner speaker for grownups. Her books include cartoon collections including Lost in Space and the best-selling picture book by Mem Fox Where is the Green Sheep?
'Doug MacLeod has always made me laugh. Not so much from his writing as his dress sense and various speech impediments.' - Shaun Micallef
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 1st April 2012
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Dimensions (cm): 14.6 x 11.3 x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.12