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About the book
  • Published: 20 August 2018
  • ISBN: 9780143794608
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

A Patch from Scratch


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An earthy, down-at-home picture book showing all budding greenies how to grow their own backyard feast.

An engaging picture book showing through delightful illustrations and informed text, the joys of home-grown veggies and fruit.

  • Pub date: 20 August 2018
  • ISBN: 9780143794608
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Author

Megan Forward

Megan is an award-winning illustrator, author, painter and printmaker who has had her work exhibited in galleries around Brisbane. She was awarded first prize in 2002 by the Queensland University of Technology in the category of Children's and Young Adult Literature for Illustrated Picture Book, as well as first and second place at the CYA Conference in 2012 and 2013 in the Illustration Picture Book category. Her studio is currently based in Manly Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.


Awards & Recognition

  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards

    Shortlisted • 2016 • 5–8 Years

  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards

    Shortlisted • 2017 • Picture Book

  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards

    2017 • Crichton Award for New Illustrators


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