The Boy Who Built the Boat by Ross Mueller
  

The Boy Who Built the Boat

Written by Ross Mueller
Illustrated by Craig Smith

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Synopsis

The Boy Who Built the Boat by Ross Mueller

This gorgeous picture book about making things with tools is a delight to read aloud and perfect for dads and sons to share.

Reviews

'a pleasure to read with a stop-start rhythm that builds up momentum...Craig Smith's illustrations are delightful, full of incidental details that...beautifully capture the big adventure childhood makes of the smallest things.'

'a delight to read aloud.'Practical ParentingSeptember 2006'Ross Mueller finds poetry in the tools needed to put the boat together...character-driven illustrations, composed with film-like angles and perspectives, make the project look easy and fun.'

-28 May 2006

About the Author

Ross Mueller is a writer, performer, musician and teacher. He has travelled to schools throughout Victoria with The Living Poets Society, bringing writing to life in performance and song. His work has been nominated for numerous awards and has been produced by La Mama, Playbox, the Storeroom, the National Theatre (St Kilda), St Martin's Theatre for Young People, the Melbourne Theatre Company and the Melbourne International Arts Festival. ..Craig Smith's warm, exuberant illustrations have delighted children for over thirty years. Craig has won many awards and his titles appear regularly on Children's Choice Award shortlists. Finding humour in domestic, family and school situations, and a fondness for unusual perspectives and energetic characterisation are features of his work. His best known titles include the classics Whistle Up the Chimney (winner of a NSW Premier's literary award), Dreadful David, Where's Mum? and Billy the Punk.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Ross Mueller
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Publisher

Allen & Unwin Children's Books an imprint of Allen & Unwin

Publication date

27th January 2009

ISBN

9781741755886


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