"Santa has packed his bags and set off on a very special mission to the Australian outback. What is he up to? And will he be back in time for Christmas eve? Every year Santa opens all his Christmas mail. But this year he receives a very special letter and soon he packing his bags and setting off, promising to be back by Christmas Eve. But where is Santa going? And why? Quick ... hop on board. Let's find out."
3 to 5 years old
Electronic book text
Random House Australia
Mike Dumbleton is a writer and a Literacy Consultant with many educational and children’s books to his credit. In 2005 he received the Federal Minister’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Improving Literacy, which recognized his work both as an educator and a writer over an extended period of time.
Seven of Mike’s picture books have been selected as 'Notable Books' by the Children's Book Council of Australia and Passing On, was shortlisted for the 2002 Book of the Year Awards. Also, Muddled-up Farm was selected as ‘Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year 2003’ and as the ‘National Simultaneous Storytime book for 2004’. Mike’s young adult fiction title Watch Out for Jamie Joel was shortlisted in the 2004 Adelaide Festival Awards for Children’s Literature and his picture book Cat was selected as a CBCA Honour Book for 2008.
After nine years in New York, Mike has now returned to Adelaide to continue his writing and consulting work. His other interests include travel, ‘trying’ to keep fit, and watching most sports especially basketball, soccer and tennis.
Click 'Notify Me' to get an email alert when this item becomes available
Hi There, Did you know that you can save books into your library to create gift lists, reading lists, etc? You can also mark books that you're reading, or want to read.
Welcome to Angus & Robertson - Proudly Australian since 1886.
Angus & Robertson is one of Australia's oldest and most iconic bookstores and since 1886 has been dedicated to delivering quality entertainment to the Australian public. Our range includes millions of books, CDs, DVDs, audio books, gifts, stationery, games, eBooks and eReaders with fast delivery Australia wide and FREE standard delivery on orders $60 and over.
Thanks for supporting an Australian owned and operated business!