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Cute pictures of bilbies, but rather bizarre subject matter. Biba savesup for years so can move into a nursing home for bilbies, called Bliss. But then it isn't fully Bliss. A prim Matron has many rules, and keeps locking the slow old man out of dinner. Biba feels a mild sense of unrest. Then the much more bolshie Nina moves in. She is not happy to put up with the unjust and unfun rules, and leads a revolution against the dominant paradigm. I don't know that young kids need nursing home lit. ...more
Margaret Wild has written more than seventy books and has been published around the world. Her numerous awards and distinctions include the Children’s Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Award for Jenny Angel, illustrated by Anne Spudvilas; The Very Best of Friends, illustrated by Julie Vivas; and Fox, illustrated by Ron Brooks. In 2008 she received the Nan Chauncy Award for an ...moreMore about Margaret Wild...