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Ducky's Nest

By Gillian Rubinstein
Illustrated by Terry Denton

A sweet tale of friendship with gorgeous drawings by one of Australa’s finest illustrators.

Ducky is Claudie’s special toy. All day she carries him around and at night he sleeps in a nest in her arms. When Ducky is accidentally left in the park, Claudie learns growing up can sometimes mean having to let go of the things you love the most.

  • Beautifully remastered for today’s young readers.
  • An award-winning author/illustrator duo.
  • This latest addition to the Walker Classics series features new content including notes from both author and illustrator.

About the author

Gillian Rubinstein is one of Australia’s most successful authors. She has written over thirty books for children and teenagers as well as eight plays and many short stories. Her first novel for children, Space Demons (1986), won the 1987 Children’s Literature Peace Prize and was an Honour Book in that year’s Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Awards. Gillian has since won the CBCA Book of the Year Award several times: for Beyond the Labyrinth in 1989 and for Foxspell in 1994. She has been short-listed for this award and others and won the NSW Premier’s Award for Answers to Brut in 1988. In 1996 Gillian’s stage adaptation of Galax-Arena won the AWGIE for Best Theatre for Young People and in 1998 received the SA Great Award for Literature. She has also received two Category A Fellowships from the Literature Board of the Australia Council. Ducky’s Nest is her first picture book with Walker.

About the illustrator

Terry Denton is best known for the Gasp! books and TV series, the Wombat and Fox stories, and his 20 books in collaboration with Andy Griffiths. He has written 22 children’s books himself and collaborated on 80 more with some of the most popular children’s authors in Australia. Terry won the Children’s Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Award in 1986 for Felix & Alexander and has since been short-listed for many awards both in Australia and internationally. His work has won more than 25 children’s choice awards throughout Australia. Terry lives by the beach in a life he shares with his wife and three kids.

ISBN: 9781922077721
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: March 1, 2013
Dimensions: 210 x 280mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $17.99
New Zealand RRP: $19.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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