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The Nannycatch Chronicles

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A bit of black humour for primary school age kids who will appreciate the tongue-in-cheek tales of Uncle Possum in the Nannycatch Meadows. Poor Uncle Possum! Or should we say: poor animal folk of Nannycatch who have to put up with him. In the spirit of Uncle Remus, young readers will delight in these cheeky tales.
Published January 1st 2005 by Tradewinds
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Metthea Maddern
This is a very cute collection of short tales featuring an awesome possum and his friends that live in Nannycatch Meadows. The simple but adorable illustrations, sweet characters (aside from grumpy Uncle Possum) and the names of the various places in The Great Forest (Grotty Bottom, Boogle Hole, and Cringle End, to name a few) come together to create a charming story that would be a great bedtime read aloud for young children.
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James Heneghan (born 1930) is a British Canadian author. Heneghan grew up Liverpool, England, and currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. He earned Canadian citizenship in 1963.

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* Arthur Ellis Award: Juvenile
o 1995 – Torn Away – Winner

* Sheila A. Egoff Children's Book Prize
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