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Dingo

Dingo

The night is young and there is hunting to be done. An exciting new addition to the narrative non-fiction series Nature Storybooks, about dingoes. Can you see her? There - deep in the stretching shadows - a dingo. Her pointed ears twitch. Her tawny eyes flash in the low-slung sun... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781925381283
Barcode 9781925381283
Published 1 April 2018 by Walker Books Australia
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Saxby, Claire
Illustrated by Harricks, Tannya
Series Nature Storybooks
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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781925381283
ISBN-10 1925381285
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Walker Books Australia
Imprint Walker Books Australia
Publication Date 1 April 2018
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Saxby, Claire
Illustrated by Harricks, Tannya
Series Nature Storybooks
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Animals
Australian
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 252mm
Height: 277mm
Spine: 8mm
Weight 380g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 905328

Description of this Book

Can you see her? There deep in the stretching shadows a dingo. Her pointed ears twitch. Her tawny eyes flash in the low-slung sun. Dingo listens. Dusk is a busy time. Dusk is the time for hunting. This lyrical non-fiction picture book is written by award-winning author Claire Saxby and stunningly illustrated by fine artist Tannya Harricks.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Every page will make readers draw in their breath as another vista is shown, recognisably Australian -- Fran Knight * Reads Plus * It can be read as the story or with the information intertwined into the story. * Read Plus *

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Author's Bio

Claire Saxby is an award-winning and bestselling picture book author. Two of her previous Nature Storybooks, Big Red Kangaroo (2013) and Emu (2014), both illustrated by Graham Byrne, have won numerous awards, including the Royal Zoological Society of NSW's Whitley Award. Big Red Kangaroo was a 2014 CBCA Notable Book, and won the CBCA Crichton Award for illustration, and Emu was short-listed for 2015 CBCA Eve Pownall Award and won the Environment Award for Children's Literature. Claire lives in Melbourne, where she works part-time in a bookshop. Her latest book is Koala, illustrated by Julie Vivas. Tannya Harricks is an award-winning visual artist/painter, based in Sydney, Australia. Her paintings are derived from sketches done out in the landscape and brought to life in the studio with intense layers of oil paint and bold, confident brushstrokes. She has exhibited in Sydney for many years and has been awarded the Waverley Art Prize and Hornsby Art Prize. She has also been a finalist in many prominent Australian art awards including the Mosman Art Prize, Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Muswellbrook Art Prize, Benalla Nude, Gallipoli Art Prize and the Gold Coast Art Prize. Dingo is her first picture book.

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