By Fenton, CorinneIllustrated by Cowcher, Robin
A charming and nostalgic story about a much-loved Little Dog and his family. The summer holidays stretch out forever. Little Dog and his family set off with their caravan. A nostalgic and delightful story about the way family holidays used to be. Set in the Summer holidays of 195...7/58, this is a delightful story about road trips, camping, sunshine and the way family holidays used to be. Companion to Little Dog and the Christmas Wish, which was short-listed for the 2015 Children's Book Council of Australia Crichton Award for New Illustrators. A lovely look at the Sydney of the 50s, just as Little Dog and the Christmas Wish celebrated Melbourne.Read more
Corinne Fenton is the author of 25 books for children but her passion is picture books about social history. Her classic picture book Queenie: One Elephant's Story, illustrated by Peter Gouldthorpe, was an Honour Book in the 2007 Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Awards. The Dog on the Tuckerbox, also illustrated by Gouldthorpe, was named a Notable Book in two categories of the 2009 CBCA Awards. Flame Stands Waiting, illustrated by Sebastian Ciaffaglione, was on the 2011 Queensland Premier's Reading Challenge. Corinne has also published many educational books, some translated into other languages. Robin Cowcher is a freelance illustrator and currently lives in Melbourne, Australia. She studied at RMIT and worked for many years at The Age as an art director, illustrator and designer. Little Dog and the Christmas Wish (written by Corinne Fenton) was her first title with Walker Books Australia. Her second picture book, Reflection, written by Rebecka Sharpe Shelberg was published in April 2016.
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