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In Seven Wild Adventures, Who Would You Be?


32 Pages, 9.5 x 10

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book

Hardcover Picture Book, $19.99 (US $19.99) (CA $26.99)

Publication Date: July 2019

ISBN 9781760528614

Rights: US, CA, CN, KR & TW

Allen & Unwin (Jul 2019)

Price: $19.99


A funny and exciting book for young readers, packed with eccentric characters and scenes of wild adventure

Who would you be? On a Stormy Night at Sea, in the Wild West, under the Big Top, in the Frozen North, in a Transylvanian Castle, beyond the Milky Way, in a Steaming Jungle… Choose a character, turn the page and find out what happens! An exciting book of wild adventures.


"Older picture book readers . . . will recognize the imaginative potential here and will be instantly drawn to the colorful and detailed watercolor illustrations that bear repeated scrutiny. Lester employs a deeper, more vivid palette than in her previous books, resulting in a more sophisticated effect that retains plenty of child appeal." —School Library Journal

"The broad sweep of the book makes it ideal for repeat readings or for classroom performances." —Kirkus Reviews

Author Biography

Alison Lester was Australia's first Children's Laureate, from 2011 to 2013. She has been the recipient of the Children's Book of the Year: Picture Book, and the Dromkeen Medal. Her books include Imagine, Noni the Pony, and Magic Beach.