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Mrs White and the red desert / Josie Boyle ; illustrated by Maggie Prewett
Bib ID 7294411
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Boyle, Josie, author
 
Description [Broome, Western Australia] : Magabala Books, 2017 
28 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 24 x 26 cm 
ISBN 9781925360578 (paperback)
Summary

"When a group of desert children invite their school teacher, Mrs White, home for dinner to show her why their homework is always grubby, no-one expects what is to come! They are happily showing Mrs White their higgledy piggledy garden when suddenly a big red sand storm comes billowing over the hill. Sand and spinifex whips at their legs and flies at their heads. They can hardly see through the storm. They hurry back home, only to discover that everything is now red. Their lovely clean house is covered in red dust. The beds are red. The washing on the line is red. The table is red. Their delicious dinner is red and ruined. And Mrs White’s clean white dress has turned into a dusty red dress. Now Mrs White finally knows why the children’s homework is always so grubby!"--Publisher's website - viewed 12 April 2017 -

Notes

Colour illustrations on end papers.

For primary school age.

Subjects Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Deserts -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Dust storms -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Teachers -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Children's stories, Australian.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Prewett, Maggie, 1957- illustrator

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