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Jackie French Reads Diary of a Wombat and Other Stories - Jackie French

Jackie French Reads Diary of a Wombat and Other Stories

Author: Jackie French

Audio CD

Published: 1st July 2015
For Ages: 3 - 6 years old
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RRP $19.95

Five of Jackie French's best stories together in one audiobook, ready for a new generation of listeners to enjoy.

Jackie French is an award-winning author whose books are adored by children and parents alike. She is the Australia Children's Laureate for 2014–2015 and is Senior Australian of the Year for 2015. To celebrate these fantastic achievements, this special audiobook contains five of her most-loved children's books including Diary of a Wombat, The Hairy Nosed Wombat Finds a New Home, Josephine Wants to Dance, Pete the Sheep and Queen Victoria's Underpants.

Jackie French

Jackie was the Australian Children's Laureate for 2014/15 and the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year.  She is also an historian, ecologist, dyslexic, and a passionate worker for literacy, the right of all children to be able to read, and the power of books.

Jackie's writing career spans 25 years, 148 wombats, over 140 books, 36 languages, 3,721 bush rats, and over 60 awards in Australia and overseas. 

Her books range from provocative historical fiction such as Hitler’s Daughter and They Came on Viking Ships to the hilarious international bestseller, Diary of a Wombat with Bruce Whatley, as well as many nonfiction titles such as The Fascinating History of Your Lunch, and To the Moon and Back (with Bryan Sullivan), the history of Australia’s Honeysuckle Creek and man’s journey to the moon.

In 2000, Hitler’s Daughter was awarded the CBC Younger Readers’ Award. To the Moon and Back won the Eve Pownall Award in 2005. Macbeth and Son, and Josephine Wants to Dance were both shortlisted for the 2007 CBC Awards.

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ISBN: 9781486288229
ISBN-10: 1486288227
Audience: Children
For Ages: 3 - 6 years old
Format: Audio CD
Language: English
Published: 1st July 2015
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 12.2 x 13.2
Weight (kg): 0.07
Edition Type: Unabridged