Lara of Newtown

Chris McKimmie
AUD $29.99
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A funny and heart-warming story about a cat finding a home from a uniquely talented and multi-award-winning author.

Nana Banana called me Misty, until she couldn't look after me anymore. Noni Nice of Pymble called me Nigella, but I was only Nigella for a day. When the Kafoops family found me on the streets of Newtown they called me Lara. I knew I had found my home at last.

A witty and wonderful story about a cat looking for love from the one and only Chris McKimmie.

Author bio:

Chris McKimmie is a writer, illustrator and artist. His previous books with Allen and Unwin are Brian Banana Duck Sunshine Yellow (2006), shortlisted for the 2007 CBCA Awards, 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) and Crikey and Cat (2014).

Chris also wrote, illustrated and designed a series of eight books in the late 1970s. 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 granddad. He regularly exhibits his paintings and drawings.

Category: Picture books
ISBN: 9781760112325
Awards: Long-listed CBCA Picture Book of the Year 2016 AU
Publisher: A&U Children's
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: July 2015
Page Extent: 32
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 4 - 8
Subject: Picture books
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