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Mister Whistler

Mister Whistler

An hilarious and lively picture book by two of the luminaries of New Zealand's children's picture books. Mister Whistler always has a song in his head and a dance in his feet. But when he has to catch a train, he is so distracted that he loses his ticket-and has to dance his way ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781877467929
Barcode 9781877467929
Published 1 August 2013 by Gecko Press
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Mahy, Margaret
Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin
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ISBN-13 9781877467929
ISBN-10 1877467928
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Gecko Press
Imprint Gecko Press
Publication Date 1 August 2013
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Mahy, Margaret
Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin
Category Award Winning
General Picture Books
Picture Storybooks
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
LIANZA 2013 Finalists
Number of Pages 0
Dimensions Width: 265mm
Height: 274mm
Spine: 5mm
Weight 235g
Interest Age 0-5 years
Reading Age 0-5 years
Library of Congress New Zealand, Railroad stations, New Zealand - History - 20th century, Tickets
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.2
Catalogue Code 323454

Description of this Book

Mister Whistler always has a song in his head and a dance in his legs. But when he has to catch the train, he is so distracted he loses his ticket - and has to dance his way out of his clothes to find it!

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Russell Clark Medal for Illustration 2013 -- Short-listed for New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Picture Book 2013
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

The author Margaret Mahy is one of the world's best and most famous children's authors. She was born in 1936, and wrote her first story at the age of seven. She won numerous awards for her work, including the pretigious international Hans Christian Anderson award in 2006. Margaret lived in Governor's Bay, New Zealand until her death in 2012. Gavin Bishop is equally distinguished as author and illustrator. He has exhibited nternationally, from Japan to Czechoslovakia, and was an international judge for the 2003 NOMA Concours competition for Children's Picture Book Illustration.

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