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  • Published: 16 May 2016
  • ISBN: 9780143507185
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

Today We Have No Plans


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Award-winning author Jane Godwin and illustrator Anna Walker have created this delightful picture book about families' busy lives. This ebook edition features Jane Godwin reading the story aloud, and includes highlighting of words so the child is able to follow along.

'A busy week, a slower day. Brings time to dream and time to play.'

From the creators of the much-loved All Through the Year comes an ebook edition of this journey through a week in the life of an Australian family, celebrating those precious days that have no plans. This edition features audio of award-winning author Jane Godwin reading the picture book aloud and highlighting of the picture book text so children can follow along.

  • Pub date: 16 May 2016
  • ISBN: 9780143507185
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Authors

Jane Godwin

Jane Godwin is an Australian children’s book publisher, and also the highly acclaimed author of over twenty books for children, across all styles and ages. Her work is published internationally and she has received many commendations, including the Queensland Premier’s Award (Children’s Books), the Aurealis Award and the Animal Welfare Award, and shortlistings in the CBC Book of the Year Awards, the Prime Minister’s Literary Award, the New South Wales State Literary Award (Patricia Wrightson Prize) the YABBA Awards, the Speech Pathology Awards, The Family Award for Children’s Books, and the Australian Book Industry Awards.

Anna Walker

Anna Walker writes and illustrates children's books and is based in Melbourne. Crafted with pencil, ink and collage, Anna's illustrations are inspired by the everyday details of life and the amusing antics of her menagerie. Anna's picture book, Mr Huff, which she wrote and illustrated, won the 2016 CBCA Book of the Year for Early Childhood and was shortlisted in the 2016 Prime Minister's Literary Awards. Together with Jane Godwin, Anna has also created many beautiful picture books, most recently Go Go and the Silver Shoes. Anna's most recent picture books as author-illustrator are the highly acclaimed Florette and the delightful Lottie and Walter.


Awards & Recognition

  • Australian Book Industry Awards

    Shortlisted • 2013 • Book of the Year for Younger Children

  • Prime Minister's Literary Award

    Shortlisted • 2013 • Children's Fiction

  • Queensland Literary Awards

    Shortlisted • 2013 • Children's Book

  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards

    Shortlisted • 2013 • Young Children

  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards

    Notable Book • 2013 • Early Childhood


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