Author(s): Lesley Gibbes; Doris Chang (Illustrator)
A warm-and-fuzzy Aussie Christmas picture book to charm the whole family. In this delightful Australian Christmas story, a group of little joeys - a red kangaroo, a numbat and a rock wallaby - are decorating the Christmas tree and getting ready for Santa's arrival. This simple but charming verse from CBCA Honour Book author Lesley Gibbes is brought to life by newcomer Doris Chang's adorable and contemporary watercolour illustrations.
Gibbes takes the reader on an interactive, heart-stopping, fear-facing journey with a deliciously reassuring ending. - SYDNEY MORNING HERALD on Lesley Gibbes' SCARY NIGHTGuaranteed to bring a smile - MAGPIES on Lesley Gibbes' QUICK AS A WINK FAIRY PINKfunny, touching and wildly entertaining - CBCA Reading Time on FIZZ AND THE POLICE DOG TRYOUTS
Lesley Gibbes (Author) Lesley Gibbes is an Australian children's author and primary school teacher. She is the author of CBCA Early Childhood Book Of The Year Honour Book SCARY NIGHT and the hilarious chapter book series Fizz, both illustrated by Stephen Michael King. She lives on Sydney's Northern Beaches.Doris Chang (Illustrator) Doris Chang is an Adelaide-based illustrator and designer. Working by hand in watercolour and ink, she has a penchant for whimsical animal characters, hand-generated type, wordplay and visual puns. She has a range of greeting cards, printed artwork and other products that she designs and distributes under the label Little Sister Co.