Bill and Matty are the best of friends. Matty is
headstrong, willful and entertaining; Bill is loyal, patient and
devoted to Matty. Th ey are also neighbours which means their lives are
intertwined and daily 'thinktanks' are held in Matty's backyard bath.
When Bill learns that his father is coming home from jail, his world is tipped upside down. How will the kids at school take the news? And, most importantly, how do Bill and his mother feel about his dad being home? Worries start to mount but the ever-watchful Matty has an idea to help Bill keep his dad on the straight and narrow. However, life doesn't always go according to plan ...
An enchanting story of friendship, courage and trust from one of Australia's favourite storytellers.
About The Author
Elizabeth Fensham has worked as an English teacher for many years. She is the author of Helicopter Man which won CBCA Book of the Year: Younger Readers and Miss McAllister's Ghost, published in 2008. Elizabeth lives in the Dandenong Hills in Victoria.
For Ages: 5 - 7 years old
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 30th August 2010
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.1 x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.19
Edition Number: 2