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author: Claire Saxby
illustrator: Tannya Harricks

Can you see her? There deep in the stretching shadows a dingo. Her pointed ears twitch. Her tawny eyes flash in the low-slung sun.

Dingo leaves her sleeping pups with her mate and lifts her head to smell the air. Dusk is a busy time the time for hunting. Softly and fleetly she runs through the forest, past a possum, a wombat, and kangaroos in the gully below. Now she climbs to the highest point and sniffs again, locating the scent of rabbits in the wind. Interspersed with text offering facts for curious readers, Dingo is a lyrical foray into the life of these fascinating wild dogs.

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$9.99 / $0.00
1536220787 /  9781536220780
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Non-Fiction - Picture Book / EBook
age range:
5 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / N/A
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 4
Juvenile Fiction; Animals; People & Places;
author’s comments:
Claire Saxby is the best-selling and award-winning author of many books, including Big Red Kangaroo and Emu, both illustrated by Graham Byrne, and Koala, illustrated by Julie Vivas. Claire Saxby lives in Melbourne, Australia.
illustrator’s comments:
Tannya Harricks is an award-winning visual artist whose sketches done in outdoor landscape are brought to life in the studio with layers of oil paint and bold brushstrokes. Dingo is her first picture book. She lives in Sydney, Australia.
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