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From the winner of the 2013 Crichton Award for Australia's best new illustrator comes this heartwarming story of enduring friendship.

Max and Bob are old friends. Max helps out in Bob's shop, and in the evenings they go fishing together.

Until one summer, when everything changes . . . 

From the winner of the 2013 Crichton Award for Australia's best new illustrator comes this heartwarming story of enduring friendship.

And chips.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143507246

    April 18, 2016

    Picture Puffin

    32 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • EBook

    9781743480915

    April 1, 2013

    Penguin eBooks

    32 pages

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Awards and Recognition

  • Australian Book Design Awards
    2015
    Shortlisted
    Best Designed Children's Illustrated Book
  • REAL Children's Choice Awards
    2015
    Shortlisted
    Picture Books
  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards
    2015
    Notable Book
    Early Childhood
  • REAL Children's Choice Awards
    2016
    Shortlisted
    Picture Story Books