The Tall Man and the Twelve Babies (HB)

Author(s): Tom Niland Champion

Picture Book

In a big, big city, in a tiny, tiny apartment, lived a tall, tall man and twelve babies. All the boys were called Alistair. All the girls were called Charlene. One day the door slams shut...with the Charlenes on one side and the Alistairs on  the other. What will the tall man do?

About the author:
Tom Niland Champion is a terrific new talent in the world of picture books, from a famous Australian literary family. He is the grandson of Ruth Park and D'Arcy Niland, and the son of Kilmeny Niland, with whom he originally collaborated to create The Tall Man and the Twelve Babies, now illustrated by his aunt, Deborah. His first book, Cindy-Ella, was an Australian adaptation of Cinderella. Deborah Niland is one of Australia's most loved illustrators. Her wonderful depiction of the imaginary hippo in There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake earned her the prestigious Leipzig Bronze Medal, and many of her other books have been family favourites for years.

$24.99(AUD)

Available Stock:
0


Add to Wishlist


Product Information

Runner-up for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Book of the Year - Early Childhood 2011. Commended for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Picture Book of the Year 2011. Shortlisted for YABBA Award for Picture Storybooks 2015.

Tom Niland Champion is a terrific new talent in the world of picture books, from a famous Australian literary family. He is the grandson of Ruth Park and D'Arcy Niland, and the son of Kilmeny Niland, with whom he originally collaborated to create The Tall Man and the Twelve Babies, now illustrated by his aunt, Deborah. His first book, Cindy-Ella, was an Australian adaptation of Cinderella. Deborah Niland is one of Australia's most loved illustrators. Her wonderful depiction of the imaginary hippo in There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake earned her the prestigious Leipzig Bronze Medal, and many of her other books have been family favourites for years.

General Fields

  • : 9781742371153
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin Children's Books
  • : 0.39
  • : June 2010
  • : 281mm X 217mm
  • : Australia
  • : October 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tom Niland Champion
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : Deborah Niland
  • : English
  • : A823.4
  • : 3-6
  • : 32
  • : colour illustrations