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Rock Pool Secrets

By Narelle Oliver
Illustrated by Narelle Oliver

There are many rock pool secrets – see what you can find.

At first glance there’s nothing much to see. But the rock pools are full of secrets. Nestling in crevices ... hiding in the seaweed ... camouflaged against the rocks ... What creatures will you find? Rock Pool Secrets features beautiful linocut artwork by award-winning author/illustrator Narelle Oliver and includes big, easy-to-use flaps and a glossary of rock pool creatures.

  • An engaging and elegant text by Narelle Oliver introducing young readers to the wonders that can be found in rock pools.
  • Has large, library friendly flaps, easy for young children to use, and contains a glossary giving information about the different creatures found in rock pools.
  • Readers will be introduced to many creatures who call a rock pool their home: colourful crabs, tiny shrimp, sea slugs, goby fish and turban snails, brought to life by Narelle's colourful linocut artwork.

About the author

Narelle Oliver (1960–2016) grew up in Queensland, Australia, in a family who spent every spare moment pursuing interests in visual and performing arts. The linocut print medium, often combined with other media, was a special feature of her illustrations. Narelle was the author–illustrator of a number of award-winning children’s picture books: The Hunt won the 1996 Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Picture Book of the Year Award; Sand Swimmers was short-listed for the 2000 CBCA Eve Pownall Award for Information Books and the Queensland Premier’s Award for Children’s Literature; Home was the winner of the 2007 Patricia Wrightson Prize, part of the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards; and in 2010 Fox and Fine Feathers was a CBCA Honour Book and short-listed for the Picture Book of the Year Award. Don't Let a Spoonbill in the Kitchen! was winner of the Queensland Literary Award for Children's Literature in 2014. Her latest book, Rock Pool Secrets, will be published with Walker Books Australia in 2017.

ISBN: 9781922179357
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: April 1, 2017
Dimensions: 250 x 250mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 03/04/17 at 04:38:36
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