It's time to find your own way, Little Koala.
It is time for Little Koala to leave the protection of his mother. But many challenges and dangers lie ahead for Little Koala as he searches for his own home eucalypt and learns to be independent. Written by award-winning nonfiction picture book specialist Claire Saxby, and stunningly illustrated by the much celebrated Julie Vivas, one of Australia’s premier illustrators.
Koala by Claire Saxby and illustrated by Julie Vivas has been awarded Honour Book in the Eve Pownall Award for Information Books category for the 2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards.
Beautifully written, Claire Saxby combines a heartfelt narrative with factual information about the iconic Australian marsupial, on each page. …A gorgeous publication, Koala is sure to be another success as he finds his own way home, right into the hearts of young Australians.
Like the other excellent titles in Walker Books’ award-winning Nature Storybooks series, Koala features a winning combination of a compelling and lyrical narrative, accurate facts about an animal’s life history and attractive illustrations.
A gorgeous publication, Koala is sure to be another success as he finds his own way home, right into the hearts of young Australians.
Kids Book Review
In this dramatic nonfiction account, two renowned Australian picture-book creators bring us a surprising and authentic look at the ever-popular koala. Fascinating facts about koalas are sprinkled throughout the compelling story
Saxby’s narrative text is an exemplar of nonfiction writing…likewise, Vivas’s illustrations work on two levels: the zoological and the emotive….The whole is an engaging and informative read.