MondayMorning: Slept. Afternoon: Slept. Evening: Ate.Scratched. Night: Ate.
A typical day. Don't be fooled. this wombat leads a very busy and demanding life.
She wrestles unknown creatures, runs her own digging business, and most difficult of all - trains her humans. She teaches them when she would like carrots, when she would like oats and when she would like both at the same time. But these humans are slow learners.
Find out how one wombat - between scratching, sleeping and eating - manages to fit the difficult job of training humans into her busy schedule.
PRAISE FOR DIARY OF A WOMBAT:
'One read and Diary of a Wombat was an instant favourite, as it is with children across the country' - Kids' Book Review
Audience: Children / Juvenile
Number of Pages: 32
Publication Date: 23 Oct 2002
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Publication City, Country: New South Wales, Australia
Dimensions (cm): 29.3(H) x 21.7(L) x 0.9(W)
Weight (gm): 370
Reviews"tongue-in-cheek picture book...the often cuddly looking wombat may leave some readers envious of its languid lifestyle." PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
"hilarious yet realistic...a sumblime balance of the adorable charm of the creature, along with its drawbacks as an acquaintance." SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
"Whatley's acrylic vignettes...provide the perfect counterpoint to French's deadpan narration...readers...will laugh out loud at the wombat's antics." KIRKUS REVIEWS
"The sweet yet deadpan humor...will tickle youngsters...amusing...look at clever (and awfully cute) garden infiltrators." THE BULLETIN OF THE CENTER OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS, Starred Review