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About the book
  • Published: 4 June 1999
  • ISBN: 9780140559026
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

Miss Lily's Fabulous Pink Feather Boa


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Miss Lily's fabulous pink feather boa is the most wonderful thing the Last Potoroo has ever seen. When Miss Lily dances the tango, the Last Potoroo can't take her eyes off it. And when she wraps it around herself, she feels, for the first time in her life, that she can do anything – and everything! Something so fabulous just has to be magic...

  • Pub date: 4 June 1999
  • ISBN: 9780140559026
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Authors

Margaret Wild

Margaret Wild is one of Australia's most-loved picture book authors.
She has written over twenty books, many of which have appeared in foreign editions. All have been highly acclaimed. Jenny Angel (which was inspired by her brother's death at the age of seven), illustrated by Anne Spudvilas, Fox, illustrated by Ron Brooks and The Very Best of Friends, illustrated by Julie Vivas are all winners of the CBC Picture Book of the Year Award. Her most recent picture book with Penguin is The Treasure Box.
Margaret was born in Eshowe, a small town in South Africa. She now lives in Sydney.

Kerry Argent

Kerry Argent's first picture book was One Woolly Wombat which began as an art-school project and has become a classic international best-seller. After spending 8 years as Art Director for Omnibus Books, Kerry is now a freelance designer and book illustrator. Her other works include Sebastian Lives in a Hat, written by Thelma Catterwell, Derek the Dinosaur by Mary Blackwood and Wombat Divine by Mem Fox. Originally from Adelaide, Kerry now lives in Brisbane.


Awards & Recognition

  • YABBA Children's Choice Awards

    Shortlisted • 1999 • Picture Book

  • YABBA Children's Choice Awards

    Longlisted • 2000 • Picture Book


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