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Stuck!

By Charlotte Calder
Illustrated by Mark Jackson

A story about a group of children whose kite gets stuck up a tree and their attempts to bring it down.

One warm and windy day, Charlie and his friends decide to fly a kite. It takes off and soars and swoops and plunges straight into a tree. The kite is stuck! One by one, Charlie s friends each try to free the kite with their toys all of which end up stuck in the tree along with the kite. Just when it looks as though everything is stuck forever, the cat loses its footing on a branch and sets off a chain reaction, sending their toys to the ground. But guess who is stuck now?

  • Strong commercial appeal this is a universal story which children everywhere will find appealing
  • Short-listed for the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards 2010, Young Children Category
  • Featuring gorgeous illustrations from Mark Jackson, who illustrated The Truth About Penguins, Bilby Secrets and joint-illustrated Not Like Georgie.

About the author

Charlotte Calder was born in Adelaide and has worked as an actor, photographer and occasional newspaper columnist. Her first novel for young adults was Settling Storms (2000), followed by Cupid Painted Blind (2002), Surviving Amber (2005) and Paper Alice (2008). Stuck her first picture book was short-listed in the Young Children Category of the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards 2010, and received a Notable mention in the Picture Book Category, Children s Book Council of Australia Awards, 2010. Charlotte lives with her husband and the youngest of their three children near Orange, in the Central West of NSW.

About the illustrator

Mark Jackson is an illustrator based in Melbourne. He has co-illustrated several books with his wife, Heather Potter, and their work has been featured in several exhibitions. Mark has three previous titles published by Walker Books Australia: The Truth About Penguins written by Meg McKinlay, 2010; Not Like Georgie written by Scott Hatcher, 2009; and Stuck! written by Charlotte Calder, 2009, which was short-listed in the Young Children Category of the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards 2010, and received a Notable mention in the Picture Book Category, Children s Book Council of Australia Awards, 2010.

ISBN: 9781921720581
Imprint: WALKER BOOKS AUST
Distributor: Harper Collins Distribution Services for Australia and New Zealand
Binding: NS-PB
Release Date: January 1, 2012
Dimensions: 270 x 240mm, 32pp
Stock Status: STOCK
Australian RRP: $16.95
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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