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The Snake and the Boy

WINNER – 2012 Speech Pathology Australia Best Book for Language and Literacy Development Award

As children play football beneath a sea-blue sky, one boy takes to the monkey bars in the playground, only to have a cunning green tree snake sneak in and steal his apple. The vibrant illustrations capture the wide-open spaces of a country schoolyard, such as those in the remote Kimberley region where you never know when a wild creature might pay a visit.

Azmen Sebastian

Azmen Sebastian lives in Broome in the north west of Western Australia. He first began work on The Snake and the Boy as an eight-year-old. Azmen's first love is football, with art and storytelling coming a close second. A keen...

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