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There Was an Old Sailor

By Claire Saxby
Illustrated by Cassandra Allen

A delightful new twist on an old tale!

There was an old sailor who swallowed a krill. I don’t know why he swallowed the krill – it’ll make him ill … A nautical take on a much-loved rhyme.

  • Winner of the 2011 Crystal Kite Member Choice Award, Australia And New Zealand Division, Society Of Children’s Book Writers And Illustrators
  • Short-listed in the Young Children Category of the 2010 Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
  • “Verdict: it's a winner.” Herald Sun

About the author

Claire Saxby was born in Melbourne and grew up in Newcastle. She’s lived in more houses than she can remember, and attended many schools. Claire is the author of many books including There Was an Old Sailor, illustrated by Cassandra Allen, which won the Crystal Kite Member Choice Award, Australia and New Zealand Division, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, 2011.

About the illustrator

Cassandra Allen was born and raised in Australia, and now lives in France, drawing almost every day and soaking up the wonders of life in Europe. After moving to Europe her career grew wings and she began illustrating children's books, amongst other editorial work for many years.

ISBN: 9781921150715
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: February 1, 2010
Dimensions: 215 x 260mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $29.99
New Zealand RRP: $31.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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