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Happy Birthday X 3: Walker Stories

By Libby Gleeson
Illustrated by DAVID COX

An early reader with 3 times the birthday surprises!

Jo, Amy and Jess always look forward to their birthday: three cakes, three lots of presents, three times the fun! But choosing what to buy for each other is a lot harder than they thought.

  • The perfect first step into fiction -- Three short stories to build reading confidence.
  • A new book from a much loved Australian author!

About the author

Libby Gleeson grew up in a number of country towns in Australia. She trained as a teacher, but gave it up to travel and to write. She lived in Europe and England for five years, but has since returned to Australia, where she writes full-time. Libby has written more than thirty books and her work has received high acclaim both internationally and in Australia and winning many awards. Her books have been short-listed nine times for the Children s Book Council of Australia Awards and Libby has won several times. The Great Bear won the Bologna Ragazzi Award in the Fictions for Infants category in 2000. Libby has also received the prestigious Lady Cutler Award for Services to Children s Literature in 1997 and was the winner of the NSW Premier s Literary Special Award, 2011, for her services to the book industry and to literature Some of Libby s other books include the picture book "Cuddle Time" and the illustrated fiction title "Happy Birthday X 3".

About the illustrator

David Cox is one of Australia's most prolific book illustrators. In 1978, he was awarded the Walkley Award for newspaper illustration. He has won awards for illustration in Australia and the USA. He now works as a full-time illustrator and writer and lives in Brisbane.

Review

"Gleeson's wriitng is gentle and deft, with lots of dialogue oushing the action of the story forward and revealing the characters of the sisters and their loving parents." Buzz Words

ISBN: 9781406304282
Imprint: WALKER PAPERBACK
Distributor: Harper Collins Distribution Services for Australia and New Zealand
Binding: NS-PB
Release Date: August 1, 2007
Dimensions: 135 x 186mm, 64pp
Stock Status: STOCK
Australian RRP: $11.95
New Zealand RRP: $13.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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