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Book of the Year: Three – Five Years

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The Outback Dance is drawing near and the animals are excited to show off their dazzling outfits.

But poor Dingo has nothing to wear! With the help of his friends, and a little imagination, Dingo finds a fancy solution to his dilemma.

Emerging author Kelly has written a heart-warming story about resilience and friendship that is sure to become an all-time family favourite.

Amanda has created stunning pictures which not only capture the Australian outback but our unique animals in a very endearing and often dazzling manner.

A great, fun picture book to share with children of all ages.

Creator: Kelly Hibbert, Amanda Graham & Little Book Press

Resilience and friendship are key themes in this delightful book, with its vibrant and endearing illustrations and flawless rhyme. It’s a gem that’s sure to be read over and over again. Kids’ Book Review


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Storytime is always special, but even more so when Mum is reading the stack of stories that Sebastian has collected.

Sebastian trots off

at a slow steady speed

with a bundle of books

he’d love someone to read.

Where can you find the best spot to hear a story when you’re the smallest and the slowest one in a big family? Sebastian knows.

From talented newcomer Kelly Hibbert and award-winning illustrator Sue deGennaro comes the perfect book that celebrates the joy of reading and family.


Published by HarperCollins Children’s Books Australia

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