Cleo Stories Book Bag
A beautifully presented slipcase edition of two delightful Children’s Book Council of Australia recognised books for early readers. Delightful, warm and irresistible, these stories show how a little girl with a big imagination can always find a way to have fun.
- Author: Libby Gleeson
- Illustrator: Freya Blackwood
- Publication date: 1/11/2017
- Number of pages: 128
- Suitable for ages 5–8
- Format: slipcase and two books
- Dimensions: 205mm x 153mm
- ISBN: 9781760296971
Libby Gleeson AM has published more than 40 popular, highly acclaimed books for children and teenagers, has been shortlisted for 15 CBCA Awards and won five. Libby has been a teacher and lecturer and contributes regularly to national conferences. She chaired the Australian Society of Authors from 1999 to 2001 and, in 2007, was awarded membership to the Order of Australia. She won the 2011 Dromkeen Medal, awarded for contributions to children’s literature.
Freya Blackwood grew up in Orange, NSW. The daughter of a painter and an architect, she began drawing at a young age. She has collaborated with many wonderful authors, including Libby Gleeson, Margaret Wild, Jan Ormerod, Roddy Doyle and Nick Bland. In 2010, Freya won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for her illustrations for Harry and Hopper, and her books have been honoured in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards many times.
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