Children and young adult books January 2013

By Ann Packer In Books

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10th January, 2013
Janene Cooper’s Dog, illustrated once more with Evie Kemp’s collage, loves the summer. THAT DOG AT THE BEACH (Duck Creek Press, $29.99) models good doggy behaviour – in other people’s pooches; that Dog, however, is deemed to be a nuisance by grown-ups. But to his owner he’s helpful and kind, licking the sand off feet and dealing with icecream drips. GRANNY GROMMET AND ME (Walker, $29.99) is Dianne Wolfer’s tribute to water-loving grans everywhere. A child’s fear of undersea creatures is gently dispelled by the grommets (inexperienced surfers) as ...

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