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I NEED a parrot

I NEED a parrot

by Chris McKimmie
Publication Date: 01/11/2019
RRP  $24.95 $21.25
*Winner of CBCA 2020 Notable Book of the Year: Picture Book*

Age range 3+

A book about wanting and needing what a child wants and what a wild bird needs.

'McKimmie's quirky play with words and illustrations will appeal widely.' - Fran Knight, ReadPlus

'This book shows the genius of a picture book. It tells a story well and leaves the child with much to think about.' - Buzz Words Magazine
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Ford Street Publishing Pty Ltd
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Chris McKimmie

Chris McKimmie is a writer, illustrator, artist. His other books with Allen and Unwin include Maisie Moo and Invisible Lucy (2007), Special Kev (2008), shortlisted for the 2009 CBCA Awards, Two Peas in a Pod (2010), shortlisted for the 2011 CBCA Awards, Good Morning, Mr Pancakes (2011), Alex and the Watermelon Boat (2012), Scarlett and the Scratchy Moon (2013), Crikey and Cat (2014), Lara of Newtown (2015) and Me Teddy (2016).

Chris also wrote, illustrated and designed a series of eight books in the late seventies. He has worked as a lecturer, a graphic designer, a film production designer, a cleaner, a dad, a pot-plant painter, a public servant, a musician, a factory hand and a grand dad. He regularly exhibits his paintings and drawings.

This title is in stock with our Australian supplier and arrives at our Sydney warehouse within 4 weeks of you placing an order.

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NT Remote  4 - 10 working days

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QLD Rural  2 - 5 working days

QLD Remote  2 - 7 working days

SA Metro  2 - 5 working days

SA Rural  3 - 6 working days

SA Remote  3 - 7 working days

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VIC Remote  2 - 5 working days

WA Metro  3 - 6 working days

WA Rural  4 - 8 working days

WA Remote  4 - 12 working days

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