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Shallow In The Deep End

4.25  ·  Rating details ·  4 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Paperback, 58 pages
Published 2017 by Omnibus Books
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Liz Murray
"Shallow on the Deep End" was written with youth from the Tiwi Islands and Jared Thomas. It's a warm hearted and funny tale that breathes joy.
Erica wants a dog, but her dad brings her a baby water buffalo instead! She names her Shallow.
The baby water buffalo becomes friends with Erica's friend's dog Bruno, and together the two run around town having fun. Havoc ensues, such as the destruction of an inflatable paddling pool, a trampoline, and worst of all the football at the grand final. There i
Michael Earp
Jul 25, 2017 rated it liked it
A good first chapter book about a girl who asked for a dog and got a water buffalo. Thanks Dad!
Jul 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is a wonderful collection of chapters involving Erica and her pet water buffalo. According to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation the book was written, illustrated and designed by the students over three days at an ILF writing workshop. Facilitated by author, Jared Thomas and supported by Scholastic Australia, the collaboration is part of the ILF Create Initiative that aims to improve literacy skills of young Indigenous girls still at school. This book is funny, warm and as Jared Thomas note ...more
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