by | Jul 2013

SeaDog by Claire Saxby



Illustrated by Tom Jellett

Published by Random House Australia

isbn hb:9781742756509 pb: 9781742756516


Winner 2013 Speech Pathology Award

Best Book Young Children


This gorgeous story for little ones is told in a rhythmic, lolloping way that is perfect for reading aloud. Full Article

I am a complete sucker for picture books about dogs, but I especially like Seadog by Claire Saxby and Tom Jellett  Full Article

Seadog’s rhythmic text and beautiful illustrations quickly draw the reader in. Full Article

With language that just drips off the tongue in delightful phrases, so much so that it was the winner of the Best Book for Young Children 2013 from Speech Pathology Australia  Full Article

Seadog has a similar attitude to smelly things.  Teachers looking for texts for the Australian Curriculum English Literature strand will love the rhyme and rhythm of this book.  It’s perfect for Preps (Foundation) and Years One and Two’

‘Pulsing with vibrancy and wet dog smell in the most joyous kind of way.’ Dimity Powell