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  • Published: 22 August 2012
  • ISBN: 9780143306979
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $12.99

The Forever House: Aussie Bites


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A lovely story from Sofie Laguna with illustrations by Anna Pignataro about a little girl who loves cats but is terribly allergic to them.

Fenella can only dream of having a cat of her own. But then an unwanted stray makes his home in her old cubby, the Forever House . . .

  • Pub date: 22 August 2012
  • ISBN: 9780143306979
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $12.99

About the Authors

Sofie Laguna

Sofie Laguna was born in 1968 in Sydney. She studied to be a lawyer, but after deciding law was not for her, she trained as an actor. Sofie is now an author, actor and playwright.Her books have been named Honour Books and Notable Books in the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards and have been shortlisted in the Queensland Premier's Awards. She has been published in the US and the UK and in translation in Europe and Asia. Her picture book with Andrew McLean, On Our Way to the Beach was included in the White Ravens 2005 annual selection of outstanding international children's books by the International Youth Library (Associated Project of UNESCO). Her other books include My Yellow Blanky, Too Loud Lily, Surviving Aunt Marsha, Bad Buster and Big Ned's Bushwalk.

Anna Pignataro

Anna Pignataro has created over forty books for children. She won the Crichton Award for Book Illustration in 1998, and features regularly on CBCA Notable Book lists. Many of her picture books have sold throughout the world and her illustrations are exhibited widely, with many held in private collections.  Among her most popular picture books are Always and Together and the Princess and Fairy series. The latter have been included in the Kids' Top 50 books, voted by Australian children nationwide. Anna lives in Melbourne.  


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