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Dinosaur Day Out

By Sara Acton
Illustrated by Sara Acton

A breakout book from Crichton award-winning author/illustrator Sara Acton, with every-kid appeal--and DINOSAURS.

Sally and Max love dinosaurs. They can’t wait to see them at the museum, but today the dinosaur exhibition is closed. Where will the dinosaurs go on their day off? A whimsical story with humour and heart from author and award-winning illustrator Sara Acton.

  • Dinosaur Day Out is that ideal picture book you could give as a present to any child. You can read it to a two year old, who will point to all of the dinosaurs, or to an older child who will latch onto the dinosaur facts.
  • The artwork in this story tells a different story from the text, which allows readers to discover an alternative narrative that enriches the story.
  • This is a breakout book for author/illustrator Sara Acton, whose debut picture book Ben & Duck earned her the Crichton Award, which recognises promising new Australian illustrators and has also been awarded to internationally-celebrated illustrators including Shaun Tan, Freya Blackwood, Anna Walker, and Marc Martin.

About the author

Sara Acton is the Crichton Award-Winning Author/Illustrator of Ben & Duck. She grew up in The Cotswolds, England, and trained to be an art teacher in London. After teaching in London and later in New Zealand, she moved with her family to Australia.

ISBN: 9781760650049
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: September 1, 2018
Dimensions: 230 x 270mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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