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The Dog on the Tuckerbox

By Corinne Fenton
Illustrated by Peter Gouldthorpe

New paperback edition of this classic tale.

The Dog on the Tuckerbox is the story of Lady and her master Bill. It is the story of Australia’s pioneers; the bullockies who worked the rough tracks, and of one dog’s unwavering loyalty to her master. From the award-winning author and illustrator of Queenie: One Elephant’s Story.

  • From an award-winning author and illustrator.
  • Notable Book, Picture Book of the Year Award, Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards, 2009
  • Notable Book, Picture Book of the Year Award, Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards, 2009

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

Peter Gouldthorpe was born in Melbourne in 1954 and now lives inTasmania. He is recognised as one of Australia's most versatile and skilful illustrators, adept at capturing and evoking the deepest emotions through his art, notably in picture books for older readers. Peter also paints landscapes, portraits and commissioned work, and designs stage sets. Peter has received many awards and commendations for his beautiful work, including the Children’s Book Council Picture Book of the Year Award for First Light.

ISBN: 9781922077462
Imprint: Black Dog Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: January 1, 2013
Dimensions: 255 x 234mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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