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  • Published: 19 November 2019
  • ISBN: 9781760896348
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $24.00

Roly Poly



Roly Poly the polar bear gets a little brother he did not ask for, in this charming story about sibling rivalry and the bonds of family from the beloved picture book creators of Time for Bed, Mem Fox and Jane Dyer.

Roly Poly the polar bear loves being an only child. His bed is only his. The fish he catches are only his. And he doesn't have to share his toy walrus tooth with anyone. But then along comes baby Monty. Roly Poly did not ask for a little brother and he certainly does not want one now! What is Roly Poly to do when Monty starts making him share his bed and fish and walrus tooth?

Illustrated by Jane Dyer, with photographs by Jeanne Birdsall

  • Published: 19 November 2019
  • ISBN: 9781760896348
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $24.00

About the authors

Mem Fox

Mem Fox has written more than 40 books for children, including the bestselling and much-loved picture books Possum Magic and Where is the Green Sheep? Other books by Mem include Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Hunwick’s Egg, Hello Baby!, A Giraffe in the Bath, Koala Lou, Baby Bedtime and Roly Poly. In 2019, The Tiny Star was released to great critical acclaim from the Australian Book Industry, and March 2021 will see the release of another new picture book, Early One Morning. Mem has been presented with an array of book awards, and was awarded an AM for services to the cultural life of Australia in 1993. Mem lives in Adelaide and is a retired Associate Professor of Literacy Studies from Flinders University, South Australia.

Jane Dyer

Jane Dyer is the beloved illustrator of more than fifty books for children, including the New York Times bestsellers Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons by Amy Kraus Rosenthal, I Love You Like Crazy Cakes by Rose A. Lewis, Talking Like the Rain: A Read-To-Me Book of Poems, and Time for Bed and Roly Poly by Mem Fox. She lives and works in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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