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Is part of Figaro and Rumba Anna Fienberg , 2012 series - author picture book
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Figaro and Rumba are best friends. Figaro is a dog who loved to run like the wind. And rumba is a cat who once sang and danced in Cuba. When they catch the very fast train that goes all the way to the beach, they meeting a cunning crocodile with conga drums and an elegant satin waistcoat. Surely such a musical creature couldn't be a villian? (Libraries Australia)

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    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2012 .
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      Extent: 83p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 9781742373119 (hbk) 1742373119 (hbk)
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    y separately published work icon The Complete Adventures of Figaro and Rumba Anna Fienberg , Stephen Michael King (illustrator), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2017 10655135 2017 selected work picture book children's

    'From the creator of Tashi - meet the irrepressible dog Figaro and his cat-friend Rumba, who find themselves in big adventures that are fabulous fun for chapter book readers. With pictures in full-colour by award- winning illustrator Stephen Michael King.

    'Come on two fabulous adventures with two best friends.

    'When Figaro and Rumba catch the Very Fast Train to the beach, they meet a cunning crocodile with conga drums and a satin waistcoat, but they can't imagine such a musical creature might be a villain with a catnapping plan...

    'And when Figaro howls in the Cool Cats' choir, the little ginger cat takes him exploring in the Catmobile. Open-air driving is the best thing ever, but Figaro thinks he's seen a monster in the car...' (Publication summary)

    Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2017

Works about this Work

Fine Friends Joy Lawn , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 351 2013;

— Review of Fog a Dox Bruce Pascoe , 2012 single work novel ; Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Cafe Anna Fienberg , 2012 single work children's fiction ; Definitely No Ducks! Megan McKinlay , 2013 single work children's fiction ; Violet Mackerel's Possible Friend Anna Branford , 2013 single work children's fiction ; Clementine Rose Jacqueline Harvey , 2012 series - author children's fiction ; My Life as an Alphabet Barry Jonsberg , 2013 single work children's fiction
Review : Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Café Jo Burnell , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , August 2013; (p. 68)

— Review of Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Cafe Anna Fienberg , 2012 single work children's fiction
[Review] Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Moira Robinson , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 28 no. 5 2013; (p. 35-36)

— Review of Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Cafe Anna Fienberg , 2012 single work children's fiction
[Review] Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Cafe Amelia Vahtrick , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , August/September vol. 92 no. 1 2012; (p. 14)

— Review of Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Cafe Anna Fienberg , 2012 single work children's fiction
[Review] Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Cafe Nola Allen , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 27 no. 4 2012; (p. 32)

— Review of Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Cafe Anna Fienberg , 2012 single work children's fiction
[Review] Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Cafe Nola Allen , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 27 no. 4 2012; (p. 32)

— Review of Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Cafe Anna Fienberg , 2012 single work children's fiction
[Review] Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Cafe Amelia Vahtrick , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , August/September vol. 92 no. 1 2012; (p. 14)

— Review of Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Cafe Anna Fienberg , 2012 single work children's fiction
Fine Friends Joy Lawn , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 351 2013;

— Review of Fog a Dox Bruce Pascoe , 2012 single work novel ; Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Cafe Anna Fienberg , 2012 single work children's fiction ; Definitely No Ducks! Megan McKinlay , 2013 single work children's fiction ; Violet Mackerel's Possible Friend Anna Branford , 2013 single work children's fiction ; Clementine Rose Jacqueline Harvey , 2012 series - author children's fiction ; My Life as an Alphabet Barry Jonsberg , 2013 single work children's fiction
[Review] Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Moira Robinson , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 28 no. 5 2013; (p. 35-36)

— Review of Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Cafe Anna Fienberg , 2012 single work children's fiction
Review : Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Café Jo Burnell , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , August 2013; (p. 68)

— Review of Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Cafe Anna Fienberg , 2012 single work children's fiction
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