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ISBN: 9781925162301
Pages: 80
Publication year: 2015
Publisher: Fremantle Press
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Bella and the Wandering House

Written by Meg McKinlay
Illustrated by Nicholas Schafer

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Bella is very surprised one morning to discover her house has moved in the night – not a lot, just a little. Her parents are too busy to notice, but even they can’t pretend it’s not happening when they wake up to find their house on the banks of a lake. Night after night the house moves and the family wakes to a new location. Unless Bella can solve the mystery, who knows where they’ll end up?

PRAISE FOR THE BOOK

‘Children’s author Meg McKinlay is guaranteed to set young imaginations alight with a wonderful new story. With enchanting illustrations by Nicholas Schafer, this book has all the makings of a well-loved favourite.’ The West Australian

‘This is a feel-good story about a house that knows what it is looking for, and with help from Bella, finally finds a home.’ Child Magazines

Awards

Children’s Book Council of Australia (Notable Book 2016)
Aurealis Award (Shortlisted 2015)



Pages: 80
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Fremantle Press
ISBN: 9781925162301
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Meg McKinlay

Meg McKinlay is a children’s writer and poet whose work ranges from picture books through to young adult fiction. Her publications include the Prime Minister’s Literary Award-winning A Single Stone, and CBCA-shortlisted No Bears and Duck for a Day, among many others. Meg grew up in central Victoria, and spent her childhood roaming through the […]

Nicholas Schafer

Nicholas Schafer is originally from Tacoma, Washington, but now lives with his wife and son in Perth, Western Australia. Both places inspire his art. He works in a variety of mediums, including pencil, ink, acrylic and pastel and is motivated by a desire to express unique ideas, experiences and observations of the world.