We’re going out!…
Jump and shout…. clap and cheer on this rollicking adventure with a lively family. Join them as they swing, skip and tumble through the neighbourhood on a joyful day out. A fun rhyming story full of actions, sounds and movement. Are you ready? … Let’s go!
Author – Mike Dumbleton
Mike Dumbleton is an award-winning writer and a Literacy Consultant with eight titles selected as ‘Notable Books’ by the Children’s Book Council of Australia. Other awards include: Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year, Muddled-up Farm, 2004 and CBCA Honour Book, Cat, 2008. In 2005, he received the Federal Minister’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Improving Literacy, which recognised his work both as an educator and a writer over an extended period of time. In his spare time, Mike enjoys reading, travelling, trying to keep fit, listening to jazz and watching sport.
Illustrator – Peter Carnavas
Peter Carnavas writes and illustrates books for children and the grown-ups in their lives. His first book, Jessica’s Box, was shortlisted in the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award and the CBCA Crichton Award for Emerging Illustrators. He has since created many books, including Last Tree in the City, The Children Who Loved Books and The Boy on the Page. His picture book, Blue Whale Blues, about a whale with bike trouble, won the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators 2016 Crystal Kite Award (Australia region). Peter lives in the Sunshine Coast hinterland with his wife, two daughters, and a dog called Florence and a cat named Harry.