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Treml, Renee: One Very Tired Wombat.

** TREML, Renee One Very Tired Wombat Random House, 2012 unpaged $19.95 ISBN 9781742755786 SCIS 1571657

Poor tired wombat has to deal with some very cheeky Australian animals as after his wakeful night he settles down to a good days sleep BUT he hasn't banked on the fact that the other animals are just waking up. This counting book enumerates the incremental interruptions wombat has to endure. They do so with alliterative alacrity where occasionally meaning for the intended reader or listener may be subservient to the alliteration. Many will delight in dipping into the lexicon for the descriptors while others will simply enjoy the sound and rhythm. What is it that finally wakes up wombat and how does he get his own back? No clues available here, add this Australian counting book with its black and white illustrations to your collection. A glossary in the back includes information about some of the animals in the story.

** Book by an Australian author or illustrator

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Author:Davey, Graham
Publication:Reading Time
Article Type:Book review
Date:Nov 1, 2012
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