A timeless Aussie tale celebrating the friendship between Bob the bushie and his best buddy, Bruno the blue dog. Barefoot Bob and Bruno live together in a broken down barracks surrounded by the beautiful Aussie bush. Although they don’t have much in the bank, they are the best of buddies and life is bonzer. Then one day Bob hits the bonanza and everything changes. Without a backward glance, Bob and Bruno move to the big smoke. But is this fancy new life better than the one they had in the bush? An alliterative, humorous tale which celebrates mateship and introduces young readers to the quintessential language of the Australian bush.
A rollicking story that is distinctly Australian.
Clever use of lively alliteration throughout the book to tell the story, entertain and bring the Australian outback to life.
Celebrates and educates kids on the colloquial Aussie bush slang that is fast disappearing.
Explores the close, special relationship between dogs and people, in a rural setting.