The Postman's Dog by Lisa Shanahan


The Postman's Dog by Lisa Shanahan

A vibrant and warm-hearted picture book featuring many lovable dogs, a lonely postman and a generous community, from an award-winning team.


' important (type of story) for young readers. It's full of happiness and goodness but doesn't skip over the sad parts of life...The graphics are warmly illustrated and there is always something in motion on each page...This book is perfect for any child up to the challenge of serious content.'

&POct 2005'A warm, welcoming picture book about the pleasures of routine (a key childhood need) and relationships with people and animals.

'...a touching story with a fantastic feel-good factor.'School LibrarianVol 54 No 3 2006 (USA)'

About the Author

Lisa Shanahan is the author of the Sweetie May books, published by the ABC. Her most recent picture books include Bear and Chook (illustrated by Emma Quade), published by Random House and shortlisted for the 2003 CBC Awards and Gordon's Got a Snookie, illustrated by Wayne Harris and published by Allen + Unwin in 2002, and winner of the APA Best Designed Picture Book of the Year...Wayne Harris has illustrated over twenty spectacular picture books, including the cheeky bestseller Gordon's Got a Snookie, written by Lisa Shanahan (winner of the 2003 APA Design Award for Best Children's Picture Book and the 2003 Galley Club Awards). The Postman's Dog, also by Lisa Shanahan, is his latest book. Wayne started his career as a singer, performer and songwriter and has been an award-winning graphic designer for the last twenty years.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

1st October 2005



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