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Christmas Wombat Hardcover – 16 Oct 2012

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Clarion Books; Reprint edition (16 October 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0547868723
  • ISBN-13: 978-0547868721
  • Product Dimensions: 27.9 x 0.9 x 20.3 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 386 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 88,532 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Delightfully comical, providing a satisfying story that will appeal to the whole family, from toddlers through adults."--"Kirkus, " starred review "French provides Whatley with bare-bones scaffolding on which to build comic moments of Wombat munching, napping, and tussling with reindeer."--"Publishers Weekly"

"Delightfully comical, providing a satisfying story that will appeal to the whole family, from toddlers through adults."
"Kirkus, " starred review
"French provides Whatley with bare-bones scaffolding on which to build comic moments of Wombat munching, napping, and tussling with reindeer."
"Publishers Weekly
""Charming and slight, the humor shines through the spare text and Whatley's expressive paintings of the lazy wombat."
"School Library Journal
""Succinct sentences and episodic pacing allow Wombat's adventures to speak for themselves."
"Horn Book
""Jackie French's succinct narration works charmingly with Bruce Whatley's depictions of the myopic, carrot-loving quadruped that accidentally stows himself on Santa's sled."
"Wall Street Journal""

"Delightfully comical, providing a satisfying story that will appeal to the whole family, from toddlers through adults."
--Kirkus, starred review

"French provides Whatley with bare-bones scaffolding on which to build comic moments of Wombat munching, napping, and tussling with reindeer."
--Publishers Weekly

"Charming and slight, the humor shines through the spare text and Whatley's expressive paintings of the lazy wombat."
--School Library Journal

"Succinct sentences and episodic pacing allow Wombat's adventures to speak for themselves."
--Horn Book

"Jackie French's succinct narration works charmingly with Bruce Whatley's depictions of the myopic, carrot-loving quadruped that accidentally stows himself on Santa's sled."
--Wall Street Journal

About the Author

Jackie French is a highly esteemed writer for children and adults with more than 100 books to her credit. She lives in Australia with her family and usually one or more wombats. Her web site is www.jackiefrench.com.

Bruce Whatley was born in Wales and now lives with his family in Australia. He has illustrated more than 50 children's books, some of which he also wrote.

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Linda Jukes
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely Christmas story
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5.0 out of 5 stars The perfect Christmas Book
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5.0 out of 5 stars le noël du wombat
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5.0 out of 5 stars Really precious illustrations, must-have for wombat fans
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