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Ten Blue Wrens: And What a Lot of Wattle!

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A playful and original counting book that celebrates special things to love about Australia  



Count the busy wrens on their fine stick legs,

the bowerbird’s treasures, his bottle tops and pegs.

Count the stems of wattle and the potaroos and pies,

and the lively farm dogs and the one hundred flies.

Count the fat strawberries on that lucious pavlova.

Quickly count the lamingtons
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 15th 2012 by Allen Unwin (first published November 1st 2011)
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Karen Dransfield
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A lovely counting book with an Australian animals theme. I liked how the art work was created. It's all done by stencils, cutting the designs out of plastic paper and dabbing the paint with a sponge. It creates an interesting effect. I might try doing this with an art class some time.
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