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An Ice Age meets Diary of a Wombat story
Dippy is a diprotodon, the biggest, friendliest wombat who lived 100,000 years ago.
All Dippy wants is happy friends, a place to sleep and lots to eat.
Who knew that could be such an adventure?
Based on a concept by Ben Smith Whatley and brought to life by the creators of the international bestselling Diary of a Wombat, this is a hilarious story of prehistoric daring and chaos set in the fascinating world of ancient Australia megafauna.
ISBN: 9781460754061 ISBN-10: 1460754069 Series: Dippy the Diprotodon Audience:
For Ages: 3+ years old Format:
Number Of Pages: 32 Published: 29th January 2019 Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 21.8 x 28.8
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1
About the Author
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.