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y separately published work icon Grandpa and Thomas single work   picture book   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Grandpa and Thomas
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Thomas and Grandpa go the beach. It is an Australian summer. The sun is shining, the gulls are screeching and the sea is singing. Together they build a sandcastle, they have a picnic and they splash in the water. Then at the end of the day, Grandpa takes a sleepy Thomas home. In this lovely picture book for the very young, Pamela Allen gently unfolds the special relationship between grandchild and grandfather.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • This is affiliated with Dr Laurel Cohn's Picture Book Diet because it contains representations of food and/or food practices.

    Food depiction
    • Incidental
    Food types
    • Everyday foods
    • Fresh foods
    Food practices
    • Eating out - picnics
    Gender

    n/a

    Signage n/a
    Positive/negative value n/a
    Food as sense of place

    n/a

    Setting

    • Bush, beach, nature
    Food as social cohesion
    • Family meals [picnic lunch]
    • Relationships
    Food as cultural identity
    • White Australian characters
    Food as character identity

    n/a

    Food as language n/a

  • Other formats: Also sound recording, audio book and braille.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 2003 .
      Extent: 24p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 0670041572
    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 2005 .
      Extent: 1v.p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 9780143501312, 0143501313
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Puffin Book of Summer Stories Melbourne : Puffin , 2018 14972321 2018 anthology picture book children's

    'Celebrate the fun and freedom of the Australian summer with eight classic picture books in one beautiful volume.

    Sandy toes, soaring gulls, and splashing in the waves. What’s not to love about summer? Celebrate the freedom and joy of the long, warm holidays with The Puffin Book of Summer Stories.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Melbourne : Puffin , 2018
    pg. 37-68

Works about this Work

Untitled Eleanor Stodart , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 48 no. 1 2004; (p. 31)

— Review of Grandpa and Thomas Pamela Allen , 2003 single work picture book
Untitled Kevin Steinberger , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 18 no. 5 2003; (p. 25)

— Review of Grandpa and Thomas Pamela Allen , 2003 single work picture book
Untitled Kevin Steinberger , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 18 no. 5 2003; (p. 25)

— Review of Grandpa and Thomas Pamela Allen , 2003 single work picture book
Untitled Eleanor Stodart , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 48 no. 1 2004; (p. 31)

— Review of Grandpa and Thomas Pamela Allen , 2003 single work picture book
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