The Coat

Julie Hunt (Author) Ron Brooks (Illustrator)
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Description

A bold and original picture book that will lift you off your feet and whirl you away The Coat stands in a paddock at the end of a row of strawberries. It is buttoned up tight and stuffed full of straw and it is angry. "What a waste of me!" it yells. Then along comes a man. "I could do with a coat like that," the man says. Together, swooping and swinging, they travel to the Cafe Delitzia, where the man finds he has magical talents courtesy of the coat, and together they give the performance of a lifetime.

Product Details

Price
$16.99
Publisher
Allen & Unwin
Publish Date
May 01, 2013
Pages
32
Dimensions
11.11 X 0.38 X 10.64 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781741146059
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About the Author

Julie Hunt is the author of the Little Else series, which includes Trick Rider, and Precious Little. Ron Brooks is a picture book artist with a career spanning more than 35 years. His memoir is Drawn from the Heart and his illustrated books include the Henry books by Margaret Perversi, Motor Bill and the Lovely Caroline by Jenny Wagner, and Honey and Bear by Ursula Dubosarsky. Wild and Brooks previously collaborated on Fox and Old Pig.

Reviews

"A slightly magical, wholly satisfying fable, visually rich and verbally open-ended." --Kirkus
"This vigorous yet dreamlike Australian picture-book collaboration between Julie Hunt and illustrator Ron Brooks suggests the beauty, and urgency, of pursuing a vigorous and zestful life." --Wall Street Journal