Gary : 2017 Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year : Early Childhood Honours
Publication Date: 1 November 2017
Any bird can find adventure. Even Gary. Now in paperback!
Gary the pigeon can't fly. When his racing pigeon friends head off in their travel basket, Gary stays at home. He organises his scrapbook of travel mementos and dreams about the adventures the other pigeons are having. But when Gary accidentally ends up a very long way from home, he discovers that flying is not the only way to have adventures. A story for birds who dare to dream.
About the Author
Leila Rudge was born in England. She moved to Australia after completing an Illustration Degree at Bath Spa University. Creating tiny characters for books is her favourite part of illustrating. In 2012, her bookNo Bears (written by Meg McKinlay) was short-listed for the CBCA Picture Book of the Year award in both the Picture Book and Early Childhood categories. Ted, her first picture book as both author and illustrator, was a CBCA Notable Book.