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Diary of a Wombat

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Publisher Comments:

The life of a wombat as told by a wombat

Critics hailed DIARY OF A WOMBAT as “hilarious…adorable!” “Laugh out loud!” And the Bulletin for the Center of Childrens Books gave it a starred review. This magnificently droll autobiography gives new meaning to the word persistent. Young readers everywhere will be begging for one to move in under their house after they meet our girl!

Synopsis:

Wombats are cuddly-looking, slow-moving Australian animals. Their favorite activities are eating, sleeping, and digging holes. Here, in the words of one unusually articulate wombat, is the tongue-in-cheek account of a busy week; eating, sleeping, digging holes . . . and training its new neighbors, a family of humans, to produce treats on demand. This entertaining book, with its brief, humorous text and hilarious illustrations, will endear the wombat to young children, who may recognize in the determined furry creature some qualities that they share.

About the Author

Bruce Whatley was born in Wales and now lives with his family in Australia. He has illustrated more than 50 children's books, some of which he also wrote. 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547076690
Author:
French, Jackie
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator:
Whatley, Bruce
Author:
Whatley, Bruce
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Diaries
Subject:
Wombats
Subject:
Children s humor
Subject:
Animals - Mammals
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.02x11.30x.11 in. .35 lbs.
Age Level:
04-07

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Wombats are cuddly-looking, slow-moving Australian animals. Their favorite activities are eating, sleeping, and digging holes. Here, in the words of one unusually articulate wombat, is the tongue-in-cheek account of a busy week; eating, sleeping, digging holes . . . and training its new neighbors, a family of humans, to produce treats on demand. This entertaining book, with its brief, humorous text and hilarious illustrations, will endear the wombat to young children, who may recognize in the determined furry creature some qualities that they share.
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