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Little Dog and the Christmas Wish

By Corinne Fenton
Illustrated by Robin Cowcher

A charming and nostalgic Christmas story about a much loved Little Dog who finds his way home for Christmas.

Little Dog and Jonathan are best friends. They do everything together. But on Christmas Eve Little Dog finds himself lost and alone in a busy city. How will he find his way home? Can Christmas wishes come true?

  • Set in Melbourne of the 1950s, Little Dog and the Christmas Wish is the antidote to the spate of Aussie Christmas books that have been around for the last few years. There is not a pair of thongs or a barbecued sausage in sight!
  • The is a nostalgic and sentimental Christmas book
  • A great book for grandparents to buy

About the author

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.

About the illustrator

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) is her first title with Walker Books Australia.

ISBN: 9781742032368
Imprint: Black Dog Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: October 1, 2014
Dimensions: 270 x 240mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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