The Resource Chooks in dinner suits. : an oddball tale of big dogs and little penguins, Diane Jackson Hill ; illustrations by Craig Smith

Chooks in dinner suits. : an oddball tale of big dogs and little penguins, Diane Jackson Hill ; illustrations by Craig Smith

Label
Chooks in dinner suits. : an oddball tale of big dogs and little penguins
Title
Chooks in dinner suits.
Title remainder
an oddball tale of big dogs and little penguins
Statement of responsibility
Diane Jackson Hill ; illustrations by Craig Smith
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a tiny island lives a waddle of Little Penguins. But their numbers are dwindling. Swampy Marsh knows what to do, but no one will listen. Soon he can count the last few penguins on the fingers of one hand. The desperate townsfolk give Swampy, and his friends Max and Mimi, one chance. Will his solution work? Will Swampy save the Little Penguins of Middle Island? A warmly funny account of one man's quest to save a penguin colony, with two very unusual helpers. This story is based on events that took place on Middle Island, Warrnambool and have become well known to the public. This true story, which features both human and animal heroes, has been written as a heartwarming tale by Diane Jackson Hill
Tone
Illustration
Award
  • Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2017.
  • Wilderness Society Australia Environment Award for Children's Literature, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10529075
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jackson Hill, Diane
Dewey number
598.4709945
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Smith, Craig
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Penguins
  • Working dogs
  • Little blue penguin
Target audience
preschool
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a tale of big dogs and little penguins
Label
Chooks in dinner suits. : an oddball tale of big dogs and little penguins, Diane Jackson Hill ; illustrations by Craig Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 x 29 cm.
Extent
31 pages
Isbn
9781921833380
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Chooks in dinner suits. : an oddball tale of big dogs and little penguins, Diane Jackson Hill ; illustrations by Craig Smith
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 x 29 cm.
Extent
31 pages
Isbn
9781921833380
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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