Whilst visiting Canberra, Riley encounters a very jumpy kangaroo that is frantically searching for something she’s lost. Bounding around the iconic sights of Canberra, can this roo finally find what she’s been looking for?
ISBN: 9781925000023 (hardcover), 9781925000030 (paperback)Publication date: August 2013Extent: 32 pagesFormat: Landscape hardcover & paperbackPrice: AUD$22.95 (hardcover), AUD $16.95 (paperback)Category: fiction/non-fiction crossoverAge guide: 6 - 10
Riley and the Grumpy Wombat
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.