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There Was an Old Sailor

By Claire Saxby
Illustrated by Cassandra Allen

A delightful new twist on a familiar tale!

There was an old sailor who swallowed a krill. I don’t know why he swallowed the krill – it’ll make him ill … A nautical take on a much-loved rhyme.

  • Winner of the 2011 Crystal Kite Member Choice Award, Australia And New Zealand Division, Society Of Children’s Book Writers And Illustrators
  • Short-listed in the Young Children Category of the 2010 Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
  • “Verdict: it's a winner.” Herald Sun

About the author

Claire Saxby was born in Melbourne and grew up in Newcastle. She’s lived in more houses than she can remember, and attended many schools. Claire is the author of many books including There Was an Old Sailor, illustrated by Cassandra Allen, which won the Crystal Kite Member Choice Award, Australia and New Zealand Division, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, 2011.

ISBN: 9781760651664
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: July 1, 2019
Dimensions: 260 x 215mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Not Yet Published

Last updated on 22/02/19 at 00:23:19
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