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Down to the secret waterhole the animals all come,
As seasons bring forth drought and flood, they gather there as one.
United in their common need, their numbers swell to ten,
But hidden deep amongst the trees lie ten times that again!
The Waterhole is an ingenious fusion of counting book, puzzle book, storybook and art book – an exhilarating journey of discovery, from the plains of Africa and the Jungles of the Amazon to the woodlands of North America and the deserts of outback Australia.
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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780140567533

    March 3, 2003

    Picture Puffin

    32 pages

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

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

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Awards and Recognition

  • REAL Children's Choice Awards
    2003
    Shortlisted
    Picture Story Books
  • REAL Children's Choice Awards
    2004
    Shortlisted
    Picture Story Books
  • REAL Children's Choice Awards
    2005
    Shortlisted
    Picture Story Books

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Amazing Monster Detectoscope
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Graeme Base HB bindup
Eye to Eye
Uno's Garden Counting Book
The Last King of Angkor Wat
My First Animalia
Uno's Garden
The Jewel Fish of Karnak
The Legend of the Golden Snail
Enigma
The Waterhole Board Book
Jungle Drums
The Sign of the Seahorse
My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch

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Where is the Green Sheep? Hardback book and plush toy boxed set
Peepo!