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You're the Best, Mum!

By Charles Fuge
Illustrated by Charles Fuge

A new Little Wombat story for Mother's Day joins the rest of the internationally acclaimed bestselling series.

Little Wombat loves his mum because she encourages him to bravely explore the world around him, and she is always there to comfort him when he's sad or pick him up when he falls. You’re The Best, Mum! is a celebration of the special bond between mother and child from a beloved picture book creator.

  • The soft-toned illustrations portray an endearing character and the friendly world he inhabits. filled with a menagerie of cute creatures, which makes this story perfect for the very young.
  • The images, along with the lyrically rhyming text, combine to make an uplifting story in celebration of mothers, with every page filled with subtle details that stand up to repeat viewings.
  • The perfect gift for Mum!

About the author

Charles Fuge was born in 1966 and was brought up in Bath where a fanatical interest in wildlife translated into the drawing of animals. Once at Camberwell School of Art, he won the Macmillan Prize in 1988 for Bush Vark’s First Day Out, which won the Mother Goose Award the following year. And a career in children’s book illustration began. He has since illustrated a raft of picture books including Sometimes I Like to Curl Up in a Ball which was runner-up for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2001. Since then Charles has illustrated many books, a number of which he has also written. His Little Wombat series has garnered international recognition for its warm and humorous depiction of an iconic marsupial. Charles is the author and illustration of his latest Little Wombat story.

ISBN: 9781760652296
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: April 7, 2021
Dimensions: 250 x 250mm, 24pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: Not Yet Published

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