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Celebrated author-illustrator Pamela Allen retells a true story and celebrates some of Australian most famous icons in a series of delightful pictures for the very young.

This is a story of a plastic bag and a bird - a cautionary tale about taking care of our environment as well as being a wonderful showcase of some of the famous sights of Sydney.

'One day, a long time ago when I lived in Kirribilli, Sydney, I packed a lunch and set out to walk to the Botanic Gardens . . .

I crossed the harbour bridge then climbed down to Circular Quay. I walked beside the sea wall, past the Opera House until I reached the Botanic Gardens.

And this is what I saw.'

Reviews

Pamela Allen has to be one of my most favourite children's writers. The latest title in the Pamela Allen collection is perfect and as a cautionary tale, gets little humans talking about what we can do to protect the world we live in.

The Book Circle

Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780143783909

    August 28, 2017

    Viking

    32 pages

    RRP $24.99

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Also by Pamela Allen

Who Sank The Boat?
Mr McGee & the Biting Flea
Hetty's Day Out
Alexander's Outing
Mr McGee and the Elephants
Mr Mcgee
Who Sank the Boat? and Other Stories
The Big Fish
The Man With the Messy Hair
One Sunday
Fat Ferdie
Bertie
The Toymaker & the Bird
The Little Old Man Who Looked Up At The Moon
Nana's Colours
My Buggy Book of Animals
Where's The Gold?
Grandpa and Thomas and the Green Umbrella
Shhh! Little Mouse
Is Your Grandmother A Goanna?
Mr McGee and the Perfect Nest
Mr McGee and the Big Bag of Bread
The Potato People
Grandpa and Thomas

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A Summery Saturday Morning
Mission Survival 7: Rage of the Rhino
Socks
The Little Red Train: Great Big Train
Hide and Seek
Chocolate Cake
The Magic Potions Shop: The Emerald Dragon
Mouse House
This Book Stinks!
Alfie and Dad
Ladybird Tales
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