Wombat’s Birthday Surprise by Lachlan Creagh

There’s a sleepy head wombat in this story who naps all day. Check out his funny poses as he changes position on each page.

While everything is quiet and cosy in the wombat hole, there is a frenzy of activity going on outside. Wombats friends are organizing his surprise birthday party.

Koala is in charge of pavlova, adding lots of fresh fruit.

Sprinkles fill the air as goanna makes the party favourite, fairy bread!

Echidna, magpie, crocodile, emu and turtle help with the rest of the food and drinks.

Party treat bags for the guests haven’t been forgotten, kookaburra gets these ready. Finally, roo hops in with the cake. But, our sleepy wombat is still not awake!

This is a fun and colourful book that celebrates all things birthdays: food, decorations and most importantly, good friends.

Suggested age: Read aloud to 3+. Read by self 5+. Recommended for an intermediate reader.

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