A sunny picture book for young children about a holiday at the beach.
Winner, Picture Book of the Year, Children's Book Council Awards 1997
'Goodbye smelly old city!'
'Hello big blue sea!'
Holidays at the beach mean camping, swimming, finding crabs, feeding the seagulls, walking, reading. Everyone has plans for things to do. Susie wants to catch a fish, but some people just aren't lucky at fishing. What she's lucky at is something quite unexpected and wonderful.
Elizabeth Honey is a popular, award-winning author of poetry, picture books and novels. Her playful humour, originality and energy strike a chord with kids everywhere. Her books are published in many countries around the world.
Elizabeth's picture books include The Moon in the Man, I'm Still Awake, Still! (with Sue Johnson), That's Not a Daffodil! a CBCA Honour Book, Ten Blue Wrens and Hop up! Wriggle over!
Winner: 1997 Children's Book Council Awards for Best Picture Book.
Shortlisted, Picture Storybooks, Young Australians Best Book Award (YABBA) 1999 (Vic)
Finalist, Kids Own Australian Literature Awards (KOALA) 1999 (NSW) 0
A & U Children
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