Little Dog and the Christmas Wish

By Corinne Fenton
Illustrated by Robin Cowcher

A charming and nostalgic Christmas story about a much loved Little Dog who finds his way home for Christmas.

Little Dog and Jonathan are best friends. They do everything together. But on Christmas Eve Little Dog finds himself lost and alone in a busy city. How will he find his way home? Can Christmas wishes come true?

  • Short-listed, Crichton Award for New Illustrators, Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards, 2015
  • Corinne is an award-winning author and this is Robin Cowcher’s first picture book. Although it is set in Melbourne it is a story that could take place anywhere in the world.
  • "Cowcher's warm watercolour and ink illustrations evoke a time and place past, and I'm sure Melburnian readers of a certain age will feel a bit of a glow. Indeed if there is such a thing as a perfect 'grandparents' book' this is it." The Australian

About the author

Corinne Fenton is the author of 25 books for children but her passion is picture books about social history. Her classic picture book Queenie: One Elephant’s Story, illustrated by Peter Gouldthorpe, was an Honour Book in the 2007 Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Awards. The Dog on the Tuckerbox, also illustrated by Gouldthorpe, was named a Notable Book in two categories of the 2009 CBCA Awards. Flame Stands Waiting, illustrated by Sebastian Ciaffaglione, was on the 2011 Queensland Premier’s Reading Challenge. Corinne has also published many educational books, some translated into other languages.

About the illustrator

Robin Cowcher is a freelance illustrator and currently lives in Melbourne, Australia. She studied at RMIT and worked for many years at The Age as an art director, illustrator and designer. Little Dog and the Christmas Wish (written by Corinne Fenton) was her first title with Walker Books Australia. Her second picture book, Reflection, written by Rebecka Sharpe Shelberg was published in April 2016.

ISBN: 9781925126914
Imprint: Black Dog Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: October 1, 2016
Dimensions: 270 x 240mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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