Author(s): Pamela Allen
"A beautiful collection of nine classic stories by celebrated author and illustrator Pamela Allen. Gather the children together and be captivated by this collection of classic stories by award-winning writer and illustrator Pamela Allen. Full of imagination and with moments of hilarity, this treasury contains nine popular stories by one of New Zealand and Australia's best-loved picture book creators. Inside, you will meet playful characters facing all sorts of situations. Stories included are Who Sank the Boat?, My Cat Maisie, Belinda, Alexander's Outing, Brown Bread and Honey, Daisy All-Sorts, Cuthbert's Babies, Grandpa and Thomas and Share Said the Rooster. Truly to be treasured, Who Sank the Boat? and other stories is the perfect collection to share with children, and to read over and over again."
"Pamela Allen is a phenomenon in the world of children's literature. For over thirty-five years, her picture books have enchanted generations of children in New Zealand, Australia and internationally, and many of her titles have won prestigious awards and presentations. She has earned classic status through the enduring popularity of her stories with the very young. Pamela's books are full of the music of language; they are 'fragments of theatre', designed to be read aloud and shared between an adult and a child. Her award-winning books include Who Sank the Boat?, Bertie and the Bear, Grandpa and Thomas, A Lion in the Night, Belinda and Mr McGee Goes to Sea. Eight of her books were adapted for the stage by Patch Theatre Company, and were performed at the Sydney Opera House before touring around Australia and New Zealand."