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Dirt by Sea (Michael Wagner, illus by Tom Jellett, Puffin)

When Daisy mishears the lyrics of the national anthem, Dad declares a road trip in Mum’s Kombi to show her that Australia is an island, girt by sea, even if it is a very large one. Thus begins a lengthy graphic-novel-format picture book ideal for children aged four and up....

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Category: Junior Reviews