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My Dad's a Wrestler - Matt Zurbo

My Dad's a Wrestler

By: Matt Zurbo, Dean Gorissen (Illustrator)

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Louie’s dad is a wrestler. He might not be famous, but he’s still a hero in Louie’s eyes.

By day, Louie’s dad is a storeman. But at night he becomes a wrestler called THE PERCOLATOR! The Percolator gets injured a lot … and he usually loses. But that doesn’t stop him from being Louie’s hero.

A hilarious and heart-warming story about a boy’s hero worship of his dad, a battling part-time wrestler.

About the Author

Matt Zurbo is the author of three young adult novels, Idiot Pride (shortlisted for the CBCA Awards, Older Readers), Flyboy and the Invisible and Hot Nights, Cool Dragons. He has also written five picture books, including I Got a Rocket!, which has been made into an Emmy award-winning television series. Matt has worked as a comedian and radio presenter, and contributed to numerous editions of Australian Short Stories.

About the Illustrator

Dean Gorissen is a professional illustrator whose work has appeared in Communication Arts Illustration Annual, the Australian and New Zealand Illustration Awards and the MADC. His first picture book with Matt Zurbo, I got a Rocket!, was shortlisted for the Crichton Award for New Illustrators.

ISBN: 9780734411136
ISBN-10: 0734411138
Audience: Children
For Ages: 6 - 12 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 9th July 2009
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 25.2  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1