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Who sank the boat? Was it the cow or the donkey or the sheep with her knitting? Surely it wasn’t the tiny little mouse?

Winner of the 1983 Australian Picture Book of the Year Award, this wonderfully illustrated book is designed for sharing aloud and will make children giggle as they guess which animal spoilt a day’s rowing by sinking the boat.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780140509403

    November 1, 1988

    Picture Puffin

    32 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Board Book

    9780143501992

    June 6, 2016

    Picture Puffin

    32 pages

    RRP $14.99

    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

Also by Pamela Allen

A Bag and a Bird
Mr McGee & the Biting Flea
Mr McGee and the Elephants
Hetty's Day Out
Who Sank the Boat? and Other Stories
The Big Fish
The Man With the Messy Hair
One Sunday
Fat Ferdie
The Toymaker & the Bird
The Little Old Man Who Looked Up At The Moon
Nana's Colours
My Buggy Book of Animals
Where's The Gold?
Grandpa and Thomas and the Green Umbrella
Shhh! Little Mouse
Is Your Grandmother A Goanna?
Mr McGee and the Perfect Nest
Mr McGee and the Big Bag of Bread
The Potato People
Grandpa and Thomas
Inside Mary Elizabeth's House
Can You Keep a Secret?
Mr McGee & the Perfect Nest

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