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Chalk Boy

Chalk Boy (Hardback)

By Wild, Margaret
Illustrated by Ord, Mandy

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Barnaby is a pavement artist. This morning he started drawing me. I have a head that can think, eyes that can see, ears that can hear and legs that can run. Best of all, I have a heart that can feel. Thank you, Barnaby. Award-winning writer Margaret Wild compresses epic themes in... read full description below.

ISBN 9781760630683
Barcode 9781760630683
Published 27 June 2018 by Allen & Unwin
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781760630683
ISBN-10 1760630683
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Publication Date 27 June 2018
International Publication Date 1 October 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Wild, Margaret
Illustrated by Ord, Mandy
Category Award Winning
Picture Storybooks
Australian
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 240mm
Height: 255mm
Weight 380g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 913763

Description of this Book

Barnaby is a pavement artist. This morning he started drawing me. I have a head that can think, eyes that can see, ears that can hear and legs that can run. Best of all, I have a heart that can feel. Thank you, Barnaby. Award-winning writer Margaret Wild compresses epic themes into a poetic, poignant story, vividly brought to life by Mandy Ord's distinctive, dynamic art.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for Picture Book of the Year 2019 (Australia) -- Short-listed for CBCA Awards 2019 (Australia)

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Author's Bio

MARGARET WILD's thoughtful, award-winning children's books have been published with great success in many countries. They include Old Pig (shortlisted, CBCA Picture Book of the Year), Fox (winner, CBCA Picture Book of the Year), The Dream of the Thylacine (honour book, CBCA Picture Book of the Year), and On the Day You Were Born, all illustrated by Ron Brooks, plus many more. Margaret has been the recipient of the Nan Chauncy Award and the Lady Cutler Award for her contributions to Australian Literature. MANDY ORD has had a passion for comics for as long as she can remember. Her involvement with the local underground comic community has inspired the production of a range of self-published mini-comics, as well as contributions to local and international comic anthologies. She calls Melbourne home and finds endless inspiration within it. Her books include Rooftops, NY and Sensitive Creatures.

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