Author(s): Craig Smith
Everybody loves Rex. He is the most dazzling cat on Serengeti Street. The school kids who pass by are always impressed by his moves . . . until one day, an interloper threatens to take all the attention away. This is a delightful picture book, with hilariously energetic illustrations of cats
Craig Smith is one of Australia's most prolific, best-known and well-loved children's book illustrators, with over 380 books published. He has collaborated with many of Australia's best-loved authors, such as Paul Jennings and Doug MacLeod, and has illustrated books for Allen + Unwin including The Big Ball of String, The Boy Who Built the Boat, Heather Fell in the Water, Where Are You, Banana? and I Was Only Nineteen...Craig's work over the last 30 years has been acknowledged in the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year awards, as well as in children's choice awards around Australia. In 2011, Craig was awarded the biennial Euphemia Tanner Award, which recognised his distinguished services to children's literature and his encouragement of the joy of reading in children...Remarkably Rexy is the first book Craig has both written and illustrated himself.