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Millicent

By Jeannie Baker

A reissue of the classic Australian picture book by Jeannie Baker about an old lady who feeds the pigeons in Hyde Park.

Millicent is a gentle story about an old lady’s daily wanderings through Hyde Park to feed the pigeons. She never stops to speak to anyone except the birds, who fly towards her when she arrives. Along the way, we hear Millicent’s thoughts and feelings towards the pigeons that she so dearly loves and cares for. Her dream is to find enough feathers on the ground to make a coat, hat, bag and shoes so she will be warm and cosy, ‘just like a pigeon.’ Millicent features Jeannie Baker’s intricately detailed collages which capture a particular Australian atmosphere and place in time.

  • Reissue of a classic picture book by one of Australia’s most highly acclaimed picture book artists
  • A gentle story about compassion

About the author

Jeannie Baker was born in England, but now lives in Sydney, Australia. Her work often has an environmental focus and has won numerous awards, including the Friends of the Earth Earthworm Award for Where the Forest Meets the Sea and the 2005 Australian Wilderness Society Award and 2005 Australian Picture Book of the Year Honour Book for Belonging.

ISBN: 9781921150739
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: September 1, 2008
Dimensions: 235 x 300mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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