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Goodbye, Old House

Margaret Wild, Ann James (Illustrator)


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A joyful story about moving house and embracing change from a much-loved, award-winning team.

Honor Book: CBCA 2020 Awards, Book of the Year, Early Childhood

A "Must Read Book About Moving For Kids" --Growing Book by Book

This is the last time I'll fish in this river...
This is the last time I'll run through these trees...
This is the last time I'll dream by this fire...
Goodbye, old house. Goodbye.

A heartwarming story of letting go and starting anew, with a unique illustration style that allows room and space for the reader's imagination. Printed on FSC-certified paper with vegetable inks.

Blue Dot Kids Press, 9781736226452, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 14, 2021

About the Author

Margaret Wild is one of Australia's best-known and best-loved authors for young people. She has published over seventy picture books for young children. In 2020, Wild was awarded the Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature. Ann James was a secondary art teacher before she took up children's book illustration over twenty years ago. In her long career, James has illustrated over sixty books. In 2020, she was nominated as Australian Illustrator for the Hans Christian Andersen Award.