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Main Title:
Chooks in dinner suits : a tale of big dogs and little penguins / Diane Jackson Hill ; illustrated by Craig Smith.
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Imprint:
Melbourne, Vic. : Museum Victoria, 2016.
Melbourne, Vic Museum Victoria, 2016.
©2016
Collation:
31 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 x 28 cm.
Notes:
Chooks in Dinner Suits is a warmly funny account of one man's quest to save a penguin colony, with two very unusual helpers.
Notable Book - Children’s Book Council Awards 2017
Notable for Eve Pownall Award for Information Books CBCA 2017
Notable for Picture Book of the Year CBCA 2017
Audience:
For primary school age.
Summary:
On a tiny island lives a waddle of Little Penguins. But their numbers are dwindling. Swampy Marsh knows what to do, but no one will listen. Soon he can count the last few penguins on the fingers of one hand. The desperate townsfolk give Swampy, and his friends Max and Mimi, one chance. Will his solution work? Will Swampy save the Little Penguins of Middle Island? A warmly funny account of one man's quest to save a penguin colony, with two very unusual helpers. This story is based on events that took place on Middle Island, Warrnambool and have become well known to the public. This true story, which features both human and animal heroes, has been written as a heartwarming tale by Diane Jackson Hill.
ISBN:
9781921833380
Dewey Class:
598.4709945
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Language:
English
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BRN:
381091
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