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The Sloth Who Came to Stay

The Sloth Who Came to Stay

A wryly amusing story about a fast family who are taught to slow down when an adorable sloth comes to stay by the award-winning author of Fox and Ruby Roars.

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ISBN 9781760290221
Barcode 9781760290221
Published 28 June 2017 by Allen & Unwin
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Wild, Margaret
Illustrated by To, Vivienne
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781760290221
ISBN-10 176029022X
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Publication Date 28 June 2017
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Wild, Margaret
Illustrated by To, Vivienne
Category Award Winning
Picture Storybooks
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 286mm
Height: 228mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age 3-6 years
Reading Age 3-6 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 745059

Description of this Book

Amy's family is speedy! They are always in such a rush that there is no time to talk or play - until the afternoon Amy brings home a sloth. Then things start changing very, very slowly ...A timely tale about enjoying the little things in life from award-winning author Margaret Wild.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for CBCA Awards 2018 (Australia) -- Short-listed for Crichton Award for New Illustrators 2019 (Australia) -- Long-listed for CBCA Picture Book of the Year 2018 (Australia)

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Author's Bio

Margaret Wild is one of Australia's most respected picture-book creators whose award-winning children's books are loved by children all over the world. Margaret has published over seventy picture books for young children and she has been the recipient of the Nan Chauncy Award and the Lady Cutler Award for her contributions to Australian children's literature. Vivienne To is an illustrator and concept artist for film and publishing. She loves drawing interesting characters, creatures and imaginary worlds. She has created designs for several animated feature films and recently art directed The Lego Batman Movie. Vivienne lives in Sydney and this is her first picture book.

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