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A Cat Called Trim

A Cat Called Trim

Trim was a cat born for adventure ... This is the true story of a courageous, mischievous and fearless cat called Trim, who sailed with Matthew Flinders on his voyages to map the coastline of Australia and beyond. From best-selling creators Corinne Fenton and Craig Smith, this ch... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781760631840
Barcode 9781760631840
Published 1 April 2019 by Allen & Unwin
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Fenton, Corinne
Illustrated by Smith, Craig
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ISBN-13 9781760631840
ISBN-10 1760631841
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Publication Date 1 April 2019
International Release Date 1 January 2020
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Fenton, Corinne
Illustrated by Smith, Craig
Category History
Picture Storybooks
Australian
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 216mm
Height: 280mm
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 969201

Description of this Book

Trim was a cat born for adventure ... This is the true story of a courageous, mischievous and fearless cat called Trim, who sailed with Matthew Flinders on his voyages to map the coastline of Australia and beyond. From best-selling creators Corinne Fenton and Craig Smith, this charming picture book brings Trim's story to life.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review All the tenderness, respect and fascination that people feel for zoo animals--and some of the cruelty that people inflict, too--resides in the pages of Queenie, a lovely, elegiac picture book. --Wall Street Journal on Queenie

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Author's Bio

Corinne Fenton has a passion for picture books and is published in Australia and internationally. Her first picture book Queenie: One Elephant's Story was an Honour Book in the CBCA Awards, The Dog on the Tuckerbox was a CBCA Notable Book and shortlisted in the APA and ABIA Awards and Bob the Railway Dog was named a CBCA Notable Book in 2016 with the US version named an outstanding book on the 2017 USBBY OIB Honour list. Little Dog and the Christmas Wish was shortlisted in the Crichton CBCA Awards in 2015 and had the honour of being chosen as the theme for the 2015 Myer Christmas Windows followed by One Christmas Eve chosen as the theme for the 2016 Myer Christmas Windows. My Friend Tertius, published by Allen and Unwin, was a CBCA Notable Book in 2017. Her favourite kind of day is to sit with a new picture book text, searching for perfect words. Craig Smith is one of Australia's most prolific, best-known and well-loved children's book illustrators, with over 400 books published. He has collaborated with many of Australia's best-loved authors, such as Paul Jennings and Doug MacLeod, and has illustrated books for Allen and Unwin including The Big Ball of String, The Boy Who Built the Boat, Heather Fell in the Water, Where Are You, Banana? and I Was Only Nineteen. Craig's work over the last 30 years has been acknowledged in the CBCA Book of the Year awards, as well as in children's choice awards around Australia. In 2011, Craig was awarded the biennial Euphemia Tanner Award, which recognised his distinguished services to children's literature and his encouragement of the joy of reading in children.

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