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A Book For Kids

By C.J. Dennis
Illustrated by C.J. Dennis

This marvellous collection of verse and stories, by C. J. Dennis was originally published in 1921.

Do you remember ‘The Triantiwontigongolope’? Or ‘The Song of the Sulky Stockman’? In 1921, C. J. Dennis dedicated ‘A Book for Kids’ to children ‘over four and under four-and-eighty’ and it has been making Australian children laugh ever since. With a foreword by Andy Griffiths, black dog books is bringing C. J. Dennis to a new generation of readers. As Phillip Adams says, it’s “an Australian classic”.

  • A collection of classic Australian stories and poems from an iconic Australian author.
  • As fresh today as it was when Dennis created it in 1921, sure to keep children entertained.
  • Superb original illustrations by C.J. Dennis

About the author

Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis - better known as C.J. Dennis - was an Australian poet of the early 20th century once described as the ‘Robert Burns of Australia’. Probably best known for his novel ‘The Sentimental Bloke’.

ISBN: 9781742030944
Imprint: Black Dog Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: March 2, 2009
Dimensions: 185 x 274mm, 110pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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