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  • Published: 3 June 1991
  • ISBN: 9780140543292
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

Jesse


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This is a warm, touching story of a child encountering the mysteries and marvels of the countryside.

Early one morning, while his parents are asleep, Jesse slips on his gumboots and goes outside - through the garden, past the fence, and out to explore the friendly, frightening world beyond . . . This is a warm, touching story of a child encountering the mysteries and marvels of the countryside.

  • Pub date: 3 June 1991
  • ISBN: 9780140543292
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Authors

Tim Winton

Tim Winton has published twenty-nine books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into twenty-eight languages. Since his first novel, An Open Swimmer, won the Australian Vogel Award in 1981, he has won the Miles Franklin Award four times (for Shallows, Cloudstreet, Dirt Music and Breath) and twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize (for The Riders and Dirt Music). He lives in Western Australia.


Awards & Recognition

  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards

    Shortlisted • 1993 • Prize for Writing for Young Adults


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