Riley has discovered a wombat in his nanny’s garden.But why is this furry creature so grumpy? Join Riley and his friends as they zoom around the stunning sights of Melbourne in search of a wombat that simply needs a place to call home.
ISBN: 9781921665486Publication date: September 2011Extent: 32 pagesFormat: Landscape hardcoverPrice: AUD$22.95Category: Fiction/non-fiction crossoverAge guide: 6 – 10
ISBN: 9781921665493Publication date: September 2011Extent: 32 pagesFormat: Landscape paperbackPrice: AUD$16.95Category: Fiction/non-fiction crossover
Riley and the Jumpy Kangaroo
Tania is an author of both adult non-fiction and children’s books. She is the creator of the Riley the Little Aviator series of travelogue picture books, and her latest books include Riley and the Grumpy Wombat: A journey around Melbourne, Australian Story: an illustrated timeline and Beijing Tai Tai: Life, laughter and motherhood in China’s capital. An ambassador for the National Year of Reading 2012, Tania is an experienced magazine and Internet writer, editor, book reviewer and founder of literary site Kids Book.
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Kieron Pratt is a Canberra-based illustrator and cartoonist. He was born in Melbourne but moved to Canberra in 1980 with his family and has been there ever since. Pratt was inspired in his drawing by Looney Toons cartoons and by his parents who always encouraged him. He has worked for an animation company and illustrated several children's books, as well as being commissioned to redesign the maps for the National Zoo.