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The Muddleheaded Wombat

The Muddleheaded Wombat

by Ruth Park

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/09/2011

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Four classic stories featuring the beloved Muddleheaded Wombat. The Muddleheaded Wombat combines, in one edition, four of Ruth Park's much-loved classics: The Muddleheaded Wombat (1962), The Muddleheaded Wombat on Holiday (1964), The Muddleheaded Wombat in the Treetops (1965) and The Muddleheaded Wombat at School (1966). Featuring one of Australia's most adored children's book characters of all time, these stories have never been out of print.

This paperback edition features the original line drawings by Noela Young, bringing alive the adventures of Wombat and his inseparable friends, Mouse and tabby Cat, for today's children.




PRAISE FOR THE MUDDLEHEADED WOMBAT

"These stories have been so popular in Australia they have never been out of print"- Hobart Mercury
ISBN:
9780732284374
9780732284374
Category:
Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-09-2011
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
272
Dimensions (mm):
197x126x18mm
Weight:
0.19kg
Ruth Park

Born in New Zealand, Ruth Park came to Australia in 1942 to continue her career as a journalist. She married the writer D'Arcy Niland and travelled with him through the north-west of New South Wales before settling in Sydney where she became a full-time writer.

She has written over fifty books, and her many awards include the prestigious Miles Franklin Award for Swords and Crowns and Rings; the Australian Children's Book of the Year Award and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award (USA) for Playing Beatie Bow and The Age Book of the Year Award for A Fence Around the Cuckoo.

She was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 1987 and in 1994 was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters from the University of New South Wales. Ruth Park passed away in December 2010.

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