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Untitled

AUTHOR(S)
Hollier, Lisa
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Reading Time;Feb2011, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The authors relate their inspirations for writing the children's book "Hullabazoo!" Lisa Hollier describes how the zoo adventure novel was inspired by her son Lochlan who is fond of reptiles. Hollier's sister Tracey Roper talks about the experiences and challenges she and her sister encountered while designing the illustrations.
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58716875

 

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