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y separately published work icon Oh, Albert! single work   picture book   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Oh, Albert!
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'Oh Albert, how could you? was inspired by a newspaper article of the same name about a boxer with a penchant for destroying his owner's home and belongings (resulting in bills of over $40,000!).

'Following a week in the life of a busy family, the story as much a celebration of contemporary Australian domestic life as it is the story of a greedy but loveable family pet. Many children will recognise the rhythms of their own families in the busy chaos of this household's routine, where the days of the week correspond to extracurricular activities.

'At its heart, this is the story of the strong bond of love that children share with animals, and the unifying role that pets play in family life.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2016 .
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      Extent: 32p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published 18 July 2016
      ISBN: 9780670078608

Works about this Work

Book Reviews: Childrens Books with Stephanie Reeder Stephanie Owen Reeder , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 19 August 2016;

— Review of Grandpa's Big Adventure Paul W. Newman , 2016 single work picture book ; Gary Leila Rudge , 2016 single work children's fiction ; Blue, The Builder's Dog Jen Storer , 2016 single work picture book ; Oh, Albert! Davina Bell , 2016 single work picture book
'The best picture books for children not only entertain and educate, they also have an element of delight -that indefinable something that leads to the all-too-familiar cry, "Read it again!" ...'
Book Reviews: Childrens Books with Stephanie Reeder Stephanie Owen Reeder , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 19 August 2016;

— Review of Grandpa's Big Adventure Paul W. Newman , 2016 single work picture book ; Gary Leila Rudge , 2016 single work children's fiction ; Blue, The Builder's Dog Jen Storer , 2016 single work picture book ; Oh, Albert! Davina Bell , 2016 single work picture book
'The best picture books for children not only entertain and educate, they also have an element of delight -that indefinable something that leads to the all-too-familiar cry, "Read it again!" ...'
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