Gary received Honours in the category Book of the Year: Early Childhood and I agree that it totally deserves to be mentioned. The winner, Go Home, Cheeky Animals! and Gary couldn’t be any more different, both telling unique and engaging stories but their illustrations completely opposite.
When I first started reading this book, I immediately thought Indiana Jones with a modern day twist. This fast paced adventure will engage your readers from ages 9 and above.
What I love about being a Librarian and working in a library is that you come across gorgeous books such as this one. It is books like this one that I find very endearing to read to children
Hurrying. Scurrying. Always moving. Always busy. Always looking for a meal. Platypus is perpetual motion – never still.
Some books don’t need words because sometimes the illustrations are so beautiful and intricate that the story speaks for itself and this is what Kate Prendergast has achieved in her book Dog One a Train.