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  • Published: 3 September 2024
  • ISBN: 9781761343735
  • Imprint: Penguin Random House Australia Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 0 hr 8 min
  • Narrator: Zoë Foster Blake
  • RRP: $8.99

The Best Present Ever




A funny and delightful picture book about dreaming up the perfect gift for a friend, where your imagination has no limits!

I was thinking about what present to give you,
and I knew it had to be absolutely AWESOME.
Something you’d really want.
Something you’d remember forever.
Something . . . SUPER-AMAZING FANTASTICO!
What would YOU choose as the best present ever? A magical creature? A swimming pool filled with candy? Or, maybe your very own amusement park? Still not special enough . . . then let your imagination soar with this funny and heartwarming book about finding the perfect gift for a friend.

  • Published: 3 September 2024
  • ISBN: 9781761343735
  • Imprint: Penguin Random House Australia Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 0 hr 8 min
  • Narrator: Zoë Foster Blake
  • RRP: $8.99

About the authors

Lucinda Gifford

Lucinda Gifford is the author and illustrator of many well-loved books for kids. In the 90s, Lucinda studied architecture in Scotland, where she learned to draw fancy buildings and moody scenery. Many years later, she put some of her best drawings in a folio and started looking for work illustrating children’s books.
Lucinda Gifford has since illustrated over 40 books, nine of which she has also written. She works from her studio in Melbourne’s north and especially enjoys making books about cats, wolves, castles and magical creatures. Lucinda loves her new job and plans to write and draw for the rest of her life, or until her hand drops off, or both.
www.lucindagiffordbooks.com

Zoë Foster Blake

Zoë Foster Blake writes fiction, non-fiction and children’s picture books because she enjoys hijacking shelf space across multiple genres in bookshops.
Zoë has written four novels, Air Kisses, Playing the Field, The Younger Man and The Wrong Girl; three self-help/relationship books, Textbook Romance, Break-Up Boss and LOVE!, and Amazinger Face, a collection of her best beauty tips and tricks after spending years as a beauty director.
Zoë’s first picture book, No One Likes a Fart, was released in 2017 and was the fastest-selling Australian picture book since Bookscan records began. (People DO like farts!) It's a sales record-breaker and a bookseller favourite with over 120,000 copies sold. It won the ABIA for Picture Book of the Year in 2018, and has also been published in North America, Italy and Japan. Her other much-loved picture books include the sequel, Fart and Burp are Superstinkers, as well as Scaredy Bath and Back to Sleep.
Zoë lives in Springfield with her husband, Homer, and her three children, Maggie, Lisa and Bart.