Why Is The Sky Blue?

By Sally Grindley
Illustrated by Susan Varley

An enchanting book that reveals the values of a mixed age friendship.' CHILD EDUCATION

Young Rabbit would like to know why the sky is blue. In fact Rabbit wants to know everything. His old friend, Donkey, who knows lots of things, promises to teach him. But maybe Rabbit can teach wise Donkey a thing or two as well?

  • Badger's Parting Gifts has sold over 500,000 copies and won the Mother Goose Award for children's book illustration.
  • Sally Grindley is an award-winning children's author with over 100 books published.

About the author

Sally Gindley was born in Woolwich and grew up in the Medway Towns. She studied French Literature at Sussex University before working for a national children's book club where she stayed as Editorial Director for 17 years. During that time she had her first children's books published. She has been a full-time Author Biography since 1995, and has had over 130 books published - some of which have won awards: The Smarties Gold for her novel Spilled Water, The Federation of Children's Book Groups Award for Shhh! and the Smarties Prize for Can I Help Dad?, and been shortlisted for the Sheffield and Norfolk Libraries Book Award with picture books Little Elephant Underfoot and Polar Star respectively and most recently she's been shorlisted for the Rotherham Children's Book Award for Broken Glass. She now lives in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, with her three sons - when they're not at university - and Dizzy, her very very old cat.

About the illustrator

Susan Varley is an award-winning Artist Biography who has illustrated many books for Andersen Press. Her picture book Badger's Parting Gifts is one of the most enduring of all time, winning many prizes, including the Mother Goose Award in 1985.

ISBN: 9781842705896
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: August 2, 2012
Dimensions: 270 x 230mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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