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Chook Doolan: Up and Away

Chook Doolan: Up and Away

When Chook visits the airport with his pilot dad, Chook fears that he doesn't have what it takes to follow in his dad's footsteps.Chook Doolan has always wanted to be a pilot when he grows up, just like his dad. But being a pilot means doing a lot of scary things, like talking to... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781925381580
Barcode 9781925381580
Published 1 June 2017 by Walker Books Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Gifford, Lucinda
By Roy, James
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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781925381580
ISBN-10 1925381587
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Walker Books Australia
Imprint Walker Books Australia
Publication Date 1 June 2017
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Gifford, Lucinda
By Roy, James
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Australian
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 199mm
Spine: 6mm
Weight 60g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 741028

Description of this Book

Chook wants to be a pilot when he grows up, just like his dad. That means doing scary things, like talking to new people. What will Chook do?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review The Chook Doolan series is an enjoyable read for kids five years old and up... His concerns are normal for his age, something that the readers will be able to relate too. The book is quite funny, perfect for little readers. Chook Doolan is a good series for young readers to get into. * Reading Time *

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Author's Bio

James Roy was born in Trundle, western NSW. When he was ten months old his parents accepted a missionary appointment to the highlands of Papua New Guinea. A placement in Fiji followed some years later and, by the age of sixteen, James had spent more than half of his life living in the islands of the South Pacific. He attributes much of his early interest in books to the absence of TV, a wonderful library full of adventure books, and the opportunity to play as those characters in wild, adventuresome places. James lives in the Blue Mountains with his family and writes both fiction and non-fiction for children and young adults. His books have won many awards and he travels throughout Australia talking about books and writing. He is an advocate for boys' literacy. Lucinda Gifford was brought up in Scotland and originally intended to become an architect, studying Architecture at Edinburgh and Bath Universities. Lucinda's love of drawing buildings was cancelled out at the time by an overwhelming disinterest in construction sites and the newly-introduced CAD technology, and so she went on to spend a very enjoyable fifteen years in Auckland, London and Melbourne working in advertising and design. These days, Lucinda lives with her family in Melbourne's northern suburbs - and works as an illustrator, author-illustrator and graphic designer from her cosy, messy home studio. Lucinda uses pencil, ink, crayon, marker, and watercolour to produce her illustrations, and usually uses PhotoShop to put everything together. When not sketching, designing or developing story ideas, Lucinda enjoys plot twists, beach walks and staring out the windows of Melbourne trams.

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