The Secret World of Wombat


Full Title: The Secret World of Wombat
Author: Jackie French
Illustrator: Bruce Whatley
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 176
Language: English
Size: 20.9 x 13.6 x 1.4cm
Weight: 0.21kg
Ages: 7+ years
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Companion non-fiction title for the bestselling Diary of a Wombat.

A non-fiction book that explores everything you've ever wanted to know about wombats.

Jackie French loves wombats. She's been living with and studying them for over 30 years, and they have been featured characters in many of her books.

Now her beloved wombats take centre stage, as Jackie reveals everything you have ever wanted to know about them - from their zoological history to habitation and habits.

Jackie also shares some personal stories from her experiences living with these wonderful creatures. There are also wombat Q&As and wombat jokes sprinkled throughout the book.

About The Author
Jackie French is a full-time writer who lives near Braidwood in the Araluen Valley, NSW. In 2000, Hitler’s Daughter was awarded the CBC Younger Readers’ Award. To the Moon and Back won the Eve Pownall Award in 2005. Macbeth and Son, and Josephine Wants to Dance were both shortlisted for the 2007 CBC Awards.

Bruce Whatley is one of Australia’s best-loved and most-respected author–illustrators. His most recent books include the enormously successful and award-winning Diary of a Wombat, written by Jackie French, and its companion volume, The Secret World of Wombats, also illustrated by Bruce. The best selling team have also collaborated on Pete the Sheep, and most recently, Josephine Wants to Dance. Two of Bruce’s previous books, The Ugliest Dog in the World and Tails from Grandad’s Attic, were named as Notable Books by the Children’s Book Council of Australia in 1993 and 1996 respectively. Looking for Crabs was shortlisted by the Children’s...

Book Details:

  • Paperback.
  • 176 pages.
  • beautifully written and illustrated.
  • Great for children aged 7+years.