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Celebrate the fun and freedom of the Australian summer with eight classic picture books in one beautiful volume

Sandy toes, soaring gulls, and splashing in the waves. What’s not to love about summer? Celebrate the freedom and joy of the long, warm holidays with The Puffin Book of Summer Stories. Featuring eight favourite picture books by well-loved authors, this beautifully presented, hardback collection makes an ideal gift.

The classic books included are:
Summer by June Factor and Alison Lester
Max by Marc Martin
Grandpa and Thomas by Pamela Allen
Castles by Allan Baillie and Caroline Magerl
My Hippopotamus is on our Caravan Roof Getting Sunburnt by Hazel Edwards and Deborah Niland
Seadog by Claire Saxby and Tom Jellett
There’s a Sea in My Bedroom by Margaret Wild and Jane Tanner, and
Eve and Elly by Mike Dumbleton and Laura Wood

Formats & editions

  • Hardback


    October 29, 2018


    256 pages

    RRP $29.99

    Online retailers

    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Dymocks
    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    • The Nile

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