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Plato the Platypus Plumber (Part-Time)

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Picture book. Illustrated by John Petropoulos. Plato, an eco-warrior, and part-time plumber fixes watery problems like leaking taps, but he also fixes grumpy people with jokes or a smile spray. His tool kit is legendary. Despite ferals along the creek bank, Plato is on call to help Zanzibar and his family who are renovating their old creekside house.

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Paperback, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2010 by Interactive Publications (first published 2010)
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Jasmine Berry
May 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A lovely book which can stimulate further conversation with children about families coping and the effects of drought. See my review on the mums lounge website here http://www.mumslounge.com.au/entertai...
A recitation of this book can be viewed at www.readtomychild.com.au
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Hazel Edwards
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This is NOT a review by the author but by Chris Cheng who reviewed 'Plato the Platypus Plumber (part-time)' on his newkidsbooksinoz blog.
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Water and a platypus ... that goes together very well.
Plato the platypus plumber is a quirky new picture book from the prolific Hazel Edwards. This platypus is a part time plumber who fixes all manner of water problems for his human friend Zanzibar whose family is repairing a run down house by the creek. When the shower
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Hazele
May 11, 2010 rated it really liked it

Because of the eco-theme about water, and a quirky character who is a platypus plumber with a tool kit for also fixing grumpy people, little kids love this picture book. John Petropolous illustrations work well.

Some comments:

'I liked the title Plato the Platypus. The smile spray was really cool and the Feral Cat was good.
Kyle Donohue (Ages 8) Park Orchards Primary (Vic)

Plato the Platypus Plumber is a great book. I like how the part-time platypus is named Plato (after the Greek thinker). The smi
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Mia Valdez Quellhorst
a little bit all over the place, but overall a cute combination of community-circle-esque morals and some Australian information.
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