A Swim in the Sea

By Sue Whiting
Illustrated by Meredith Thomas

Will Bruno and his family have a perfect day at the beach?

Bruno was too excited for his jam toast. Today was his Big Day. Today, Bruno was going for a swim. A swim in the sea – the big blue sea. But will he be brave enough?

  • Winner, 3 to 5 years category, Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards, 2014
  • A perfect book for children who are scared of the ocean, as Bruno overcomes his fear and enjoys a family day at the beach.
  • “Sue Whiting captures all the excitement of looking forward to experiencing something new, and all the trepidation … Meredith Thomas’s pictures are full of colour and movement … This would be a great springboard book for pre-school children.” Books+Publishing

About the author

Sue Whiting started her working life as a primary school teacher with a special interest in literacy education and children’s literature. In 2005, Sue left teaching to pursue a career in children’s book publishing and is now Publishing Manager for Walker Books Australia. She is also a successful children’s author who has written picture books, chapter books and novels for teens. Her novel Get a Grip, Cooper Jones (Walker Books) is a 2011 CBCA Notable Book. Her latest books are Portraits of Celina, a tale of revenge from beyond the grave (13+), and a picture book, A Swim in the Sea, illustrated by Meredith Thomas. Visit her online:

About the illustrator

Meredith Thomas is an artist and illustrator who has been drawing and painting since graduating from RMIT in 1983. She has worked full-time as a freelance illustrator since 1991. Meredith applies her talents to a wide variety of mediums and formats, ranging from watercolour and scraperboard children's book illustrations, to painted murals, and pantone marker renderings for the advertising industry. A Swim in the Sea is her first book with Walker Books Australia.

ISBN: 9781921150494
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: October 1, 2013
Dimensions: 245 x 270mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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