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The Red Woollen Blanket - Bob Graham

The Red Woollen Blanket

Paperback

Published: 1st August 2008
For Ages: 2+ years old
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A tale of a girl's early years and her treasured blanket. From the moment Julia is born, her most treasured possession is a red woollen blanket. Together they go through the many colourful and lively experiences of childhood. The bigger Julia grows, the smaller her blanket becomes - until the day that she starts school.

About The Author

Bob Graham has written and illustrated several children's picture books for Walker, including Has Anyone Here Seen William?; Grandad's Magic; Brand New Baby; Rose Meets Mr Wintergarten; Queenie the Bantam (Highly Commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal); Buffy (Smarties Book Prize Silver Award Winner) and Max. He also illustrated This Is Our House, written by Michael Rosen. He is married with two grown-up children.

"* "A happy, sympathetic book which encapsulates childhood." The Good Book Guide * "Bob Graham has perfectly captured a moment in many children's lives." Children's Books of the Year"

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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ISBN: 9781406316490
ISBN-10: 1406316490
Audience: Children
For Ages: 2+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st August 2008
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 18.6  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.12