Author(s): Roland Harvey (Illustrator)
Perfect for long road trips and imaginative minds, young readers are drawn into the dynamic maze of stories and subplots that happen during one family's vacation to Wombat Flat. This activity book offers twists and turns on every page. Action-packed with comical scenarios and subtle splendors, this drive through the Australian bush country will delight children for hours.
Shortlisted for Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year: Upper Primary Children 2006.
'...text and illustrations are so integrated and so full of wit, humour and fascinating detail I laughed out loud and guffawed but there is also beauty. At times Harvey seems to distil the essence of the Australian bush...Here is a treasure of unfailing pleasure reassurance that Australia does still produce great comic and narrative art.' Maurice Saxby, MagpiesVol 20 No 5 Nov 2005'...hilariously illustrated you can spend hours spotting every comical event that the artist has so skillfully included.' AB&PSept 2005
Roland Harvey is one of Australia's best-loved illustrators. In 1978, he established Roland Harvey Studios and began designing and producing greeting cards, posters and stationery with a distinctly Australian flavour. Ventures into publishing quickly followed. Some of his best-loved books include My Place in Space (with Joe Levine), Burke and Wills, The First Fleet and Sick As (with Gael Jennings). His recent books include the best-selling At the Beach and In the Bush and his illustrations are featured in It's True! Burke + Wills Forgot the Frying Pan by David Greagg and the Bonnie + Sam series - The Horses and Ponies of Coolibah Creeks, in collaboration with Alison Lester.Roland was the recipient of the 2005 Dromkeen Medal.