10 Little Hermit Crabs

Lee Fox and Shane McG
AUD $19.99
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Availability: Out of print

A terrific read-aloud, 'look and find' counting book from an award-winning author. Ten lovable hermit crabs are at the beach. One by one they disappear as the group encounters the challenges of the seaside.but never fear, the ending is a happy one! Featuring bright and lively illustrations by Shane McG.

Ten little hermit crabs scuttle to the beach,

Down swoops a seagull: 'Screech! Screech! Screech!'

A playful counting book starring 10 little hermit crabs with a knack for getting into trouble. Can you count them all?

Author bio:

Lee Fox is the author of the hilarious picture book, Ella Kazoo Will Not Brush her Hair, illustrated by Cathy Wilcox (shortlisted in the 2007 CBCA awards), and Jasper McFlea Will Not Eat His Tea, illustrated by Mitch Vane. She has also written a YA novel, Other People's Country. Prior to becoming a writer, Lee was a production assistant for a commercial radio station, a Mormon, a cook in a childcare centre and the store manager on a remote Aboriginal community - and she has five children. Her writing career began in 2000, with several articles for The Age.

Shane McG is a Melbourne-based illustrator whose work appears in publications globally. He writes and illustrates his own picture books for children as well as illustrating for a wide range of authors. When not chained to his computer he enjoys playing tennis badly, watching reruns of Bewitched and eating cake. His most recent book is The Robot's Pet by Nigel Gray.

Category: Picture books
ISBN: 9781741757392
Awards: Short-listed, Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards, Young Children, 2010
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: November 2009
Page Extent: 32
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 0 - 5
Subject: Picture books

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