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A Walk In The Bush

March 1, 2017

A Walk In The Bush

By Gwyn Perkins, Affirm Press, 2017.

Cover of a book showing a cartoon cockatoo, parrot, cat and grandadA Walk In The Bush will take you and your child on a journey through the Australian bush.

Grandad can’t find Iggy. He looks everywhere for him. When he finally finds him, he takes him on a journey into the¬†Australian bush looking for wildlife. Together we meet many different native birds and learn their bird calls, and bump into the odd wallaby. There are also caterpillar messages on trees!

This whole book is truly like the experience of walking through the Australian bush.


Winner: The Picture Book of the Year, Children’s Book Council of Australia, 2018.

Wrap Up

A Walk In The Bush

  • 6.5/10
  • 7/10
  • 5.5/10
    Educational content
  • 0.5/10
  • 6.5/10


  • Simple but fun and quirky illustrations
  • Opportunity for your child to hunt for the wildlife with grandad and Iggy


  • Doesn't really flow, as each page seems a bit isolated

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