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The Resource The short and incredibly happy life of Riley, Colin Thompson & Amy Lissiat

The short and incredibly happy life of Riley, Colin Thompson & Amy Lissiat

Label
The short and incredibly happy life of Riley
Title
The short and incredibly happy life of Riley
Statement of responsibility
Colin Thompson & Amy Lissiat
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Human beings live for quite a long time and for a lot of that time we are not happy. We want to be taller, shorter, fatter, thinner, older and younger. Rats live for quite a short time and for most of that time they are very, very happy, and we think we are better than rats! Ages 5+
Tone
Award
Children's Book of the Year Award (Children's Book Council of Australia), Picture Book of the Year, 2006.
Awards note
Winner of the Children's Book Council award: 2006 Picture Book of the Year.
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148145
Cataloging source
ANL
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1942-
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Thompson, Colin
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For primary aged children
Literary form
novels
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Lissiat, Amy
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True
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  • Rats
  • Happiness
Target audience
primary
Label
The short and incredibly happy life of Riley, Colin Thompson & Amy Lissiat
Instantiates
Publication
Note
2006 reprint - shortlisted book CBA
Control code
000026398473
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
[32] p.
Isbn
9780733621673
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
The short and incredibly happy life of Riley, Colin Thompson & Amy Lissiat
Publication
Note
2006 reprint - shortlisted book CBA
Control code
000026398473
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
[32] p.
Isbn
9780733621673
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.

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