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Margie Orford

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Meet Jack the Nose


A small friend of ours was bitten on the nose by our dog. So I wrote him a book – The Adventures of the Very Brave and Particular Nose – which Arthur did a wonderful Electric Bookworks job on. It really looks fabulous – it’s quite a cute little story – and I had great fun writing it. A sample:


Jack the Nose and his friends and family will be at the Book Lounge for a launch later this month – proceeds from book sales will go to The Shine Centre – watch out for the details on BOOK SA.

Illustrations by Andrew Walton


Recent comments:

  • <a href="" rel="nofollow">Fiona</a>
    September 15th, 2008 @21:39 #

    So cute! Much better than a kiss to make it better. I hope the small friend (not to mention the small friend's mother) forgave you and the dawg forthwith.

  • <a href="" rel="nofollow">Margie</a>
    September 15th, 2008 @21:54 #

    The mother was very understanding and the Nose was very brave. It was truly horrible for me (not being a committed dog-lover and rather wary of dogs) but the book was so much fun to do - and really nice to write just for love and not for money!


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