Christopher Cheng, Illustrated by Liz Duthie
2021 Winner of the Children's Zoology category, Royal Zoological Society of NSW’s Whitley Awards
Burrowing and basking, digging and defending; Wombat is a new Nature Storybook exploring the world of one of Australia’s most beloved creatures.
Far underground, where dirt and tree roots mesh, are tunnels that lead to a burrow, and in this burrow Wombat’s day begins.
A story about the life of a wombat, looking at the interesting way these animals build their homes, look after their family and protect themselves from predators.
Wombat is a new addition to the Nature Storybooks series, which feature a lyrical narrative and engaging nonfiction combined with stunning artwork to pique the curiosity of young minds.