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The Gum Queen
The Gum Queen

The Gum Queen

By Maree Coote, Illustrated by Maree Coote


24 Pages, 9 x 9.75

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book

Hardcover Picture Book, $22.99 (US $22.99) (CA $31.99)

Publication Date: January 2005

ISBN 9780975704721

Rights: US & CA

Melbournestyle Books (Jan 2005)

Price: $22.99


Being yourself is the name of the game, in the weird and wonderful Aussie bush. Explore the magic of curly individualism. Individuality is alive and well in the bush where no two seedpods are alike. Curliness and self-expression are magically explored through the variety to be found in nature. The ability to find our own curl is revealed as the key to growing up . . . Just be the nut you are!

Author Biography

Maree Coote is a writer, designer, illustrator, and photographer. Her many creative passions converge in her sense of place and history, and she brings this to life through stunningly visual books for a range of audiences. She is the author of two gold award winning histories The Melbourne Book and The Art of Being Melbourne, and is author and illustrator of eight children's picture books, including When You Go To Melbourne, Spellbound, Alphabet City Zoo, and The Black Pot Belly.