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Random Acts of Publicity # 2

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Couldn't resist squeezing in another RAP before it ends this week. In order to add a little Aussie flavour to the mix, I've chosen one of my all time favourite children's picture books, "Dimity Dumpty The Story of Humpty's Little Sister" by renowned Australian author and illustrator, Bob Graham. He really needs no introduction having written and illustrated dozens of children's books, earning him multiple awards and literary acclaim. His latest book, "April Underhill, Tooth Fairy" was short listed for the 2011 Prime Minister's Literary Awards.
I love this gorgeous picture book for so many reasons. Here are just some of them:
1.) It's always nice to see you own name in print even if it is just the title of someone else's book.
2.) Bob Graham is home grown Aussie talent.
3.) Dimity Dumpty unashamedly features chickens. I love chickens.
4.) The expiry date on the Humpty's travelling 'egg carton' caravan holds special significanc…