One Book Was All it Took

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Due for release July 2022 | pre-order your copy now!


Violet longs for a library full of exciting books she’s never read before, but on this particular rainy day, the only unfamiliar book she can find is the one propping up the kitchen table. With a CLATTER and a CRASH, Violet’s actions set in motion an unstoppable chain of events that soon has the whole town in chaos! Young readers will delight at the playful, colourful illustrations, while learning an important lesson about how actions lead to consequences, and just how valuable libraries are.

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SPECIFICATIONS: 9781922539137 | 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Wenda Shurety is a children’s author who loves to write stories from the heart about nature, diversity and the magical world of the imagination. Born in London and raised in Norfolk, she came out to Australia in 1996 to work as a scientist at the University of Queensland on a three-year contract, met her husband and now calls Australia home. She lives in Brisbane with her husband and daughter.

One Book Was All it Took is Wenda’s seventh picture book.

Amy Calautti loved to draw from a young age and often made up games based around drawing to entertain her younger brother and cousins. She now lives with her small tribe of humans who inspire her every day.

Amy’s other books include Turning Cartwheels (also published by EK Books), Hector and his Highland Dancers, and Mr Ming & the Mooncake Dragon.

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