Billie's class used to swim in the little pool. But this year they're moving to the big one. Will Billie be too scared to swim in the deep end?
About the Author
Sally Rippin was born in Darwin and grew up in South-East Asia. As an adolescent she studied traditional Chinese painting for three years in Shanghai and Hangzhou. Returning to Australia, her time overseas inspired her first novel Chenxi and the Foreigner. Sally has also written and illustrated many books for children, including titles from the Go Girl and Aussie Bites series and the popular Fang Fang stories. She is also the illustrator for many others, including the recent Me, Oliver Bright (2009) by Megan de Kantzow and Mannie and the Long Brave Day (2009) by Martine Murray. Sally lives in Melbourne and writes and illustrates full time.
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Comments about The Deep End:
This was the first book my client who is 7 and a struggling reader read from cover to cover. It was a perfect instructional level for her and had a few difficult words to challenge her, but enough familiar ones for her to achievve fluency.
She is now keen to read more books in the series - woohoo! What a success.
Series: Billie B Brown
For Ages: 5+ years old
Number Of Pages: 47
Published: 1st June 2012
Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 12.7 x 0.3
Weight (kg): 0.06
Edition Number: 1