When Butterfly joins a family of dachshunds, she doesn’t realise how different she looks … until she unexpectedly sees herself in a mirror. It takes Oscar, her best friend, to convince her that the other dogs love her for herself. Being different doesn't mean being an outsider or being seen as ugly.
ISBN:9781925000511 (hardcover)9781925000528 (paperback)Publication date:June (hardcover)October (paperback)Extent: 32 pagesFormat: Portrait picture book 220 x 295mmPrice: $24.95 (hardcover) $14.95 (paperback)Category: Picture bookAge guide: 5+
The Lost Tail
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A children's book illustrator, Tricia Oktober is renowned for her drawings of Australian flora and fauna. Her books have depicted bush, forest, reef and wetland environments. A Dictionary of Women Artists of Australia (1991) edited by Max Germaine describes her as a 'Surrealist painter, self-taught.' In the 1970s she exhibited in Australia, Canada and France. Tricia lives in the Blue Mountains, NSW.