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About the book
  • Published: 15 July 2019
  • ISBN: 9781760894535
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

Wild Pa




Come celebrate the adventurer lurking in every grandad, pop and pa

Come celebrate the adventurer lurking in every grandad, pop and pa

My Pa is not a quiet Pa,
a sit-and-read-the-news Pa.
My Pa is a Wild Pa –
and Wild Pas are lots of fun.

  • Pub date: 15 July 2019
  • ISBN: 9781760894535
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Authors

Claire Saxby

Claire Saxby writes fiction, non-fiction and poetry for children. She has nearly forty books in print with more in production. Her poetry appears in magazines, anthologies, on train walls and in museum resources. Claire has been writing for children for about 15 years. Before that, she was a podiatrist, and worked in community health. She has been inspired by her own children, memories of childhood and by the children around her. Claire lives in Melbourne with her husband, three very tall sons and a dog that often pretends to be a cat.

Connah Brecon

Connah Brecon is a British author-illustrator currently living in Melbourne, Australia, with his family. Although Connah is yet to be a Grandpa, he has many fond memories of his very own Wild Pa.


Praise for Wild Pa

“This is an hilarious romp written in rhyme that leaps off the pages... Right from the front cover you know this will be a story of fun and frolics that will engage young readers from the get-go.”

Barbara Braxton, http://thebottomshelf.edublogs.org/


Awards & Recognition

  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards

    Notable Book • 2017 • Early Childhood


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