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John Canty John Canty i(A76103 works by)
Gender: Male
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y separately published work icon Heads and Tails : Insects Kew East : Berbay Books , 2018 13461482 2018 single work picture book children's

'You can only see my tail, what insect am I? Heads and Tails: Insects is a playful follow up book to the highly successful Heads and Tails.

'At first we can only see their tails. Some clear, simple clues add detail as we learn more about each one. Now, can you guess the insect that each tail belongs to?' (Publication summary)

2019 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Birth to 3 Years
2019 honour book CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Early Childhood
2019 longlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Small Publishers' Children's Book of the Year
2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon Heads and Tails : Insects Kew East : Berbay Books , 2018 13461482 2018 single work picture book children's

'You can only see my tail, what insect am I? Heads and Tails: Insects is a playful follow up book to the highly successful Heads and Tails.

'At first we can only see their tails. Some clear, simple clues add detail as we learn more about each one. Now, can you guess the insect that each tail belongs to?' (Publication summary)

2019 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Birth to 3 Years
2019 honour book CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Early Childhood
2019 longlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Small Publishers' Children's Book of the Year
2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon Heads and Tails Kew East : Berbay Books , 2017 10866222 2017 single work picture book children's

'Heads and Tails by John Canty is an extraordinary children’s picture book. Leveraging the natural and universal fascination that children have with animals, the book utilises hints and recognition to build a sense of anticipation on each page, that is resolved on the following page when the identity of the animal is discovered.

'Young readers are engaged in the process of deduction by drawing on visual prompts and clues such as where an animal may live, what the animal may look like and sounds the animal makes. The effect is that each page presents an engaging yet accessible mini mystery for the child to solve. Accordingly, the young reader’s inevitable participation in the process of discovery is ensures the book’s enjoyment. ' (Publication summary)

2018 winner Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Birth to 3 Years
2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Picture Book of the Year
2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
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