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A House for Donfinkle

By Choechoe Brereton
Illustrated by Wayne Harris

Can Donfinkle Vonkrinkle build his dream house?

Up high in the grasslands where Wooble Beasts roam, Donfinkle Vonkrinkle is building his home. When up pop four creatures to babble and squawk, a troublesome taunt full of bothersome talk …

  • Lovely rhyming text by debut author Choechoe Brereton coupled with gorgeous artwork by award-winning illustrator Wayne Harris.
  • Grand Designs for the younger set … [A House For Donfinkle’s] rollicking verse is reminiscent of Hairy Maclary and is in the tradition of the best nonsense books. Wayne Harris has used digital illustrations, but there is nothing harsh in them: a soft, friendly feel extends even to the knitted-looking striped trees.” Junior Books+Publishing

About the author

Choechoe Brereton loves writing. She also loves rainy days, hot chocolate, whales, friendly monsters and magical shops. She doesn’t know where she would be if she couldn’t imagine. A House For Donfinkle is her first book.

About the illustrator

Wayne Harris is an award-winning illustrator and designer. He won the APA Best Designed Picture Book of the Year Award for A Bit of Company by Margaret Wild and for Gordon’s Got a Snookie by Lisa Shanahan. He was short-listed in the 1995 NSW Premier’s Award for writing Judy and the Volcano, the same year Going Home was named an American Library Association Notable Children’s Book. He works as a designer for Walker Books Australia and also teaches design and illustration. He has most recently illustrated Edge of the World, written by Ian Trevaskis, published by Walker Books.

ISBN: 9781921720536
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: May 1, 2014
Dimensions: 250 x 260mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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