A fun, fully illustrated, tale written in rhyming verse. Set in outback Australia, King Brown is about a snake searching for a home, 'fit for a king'. A terrifying encounter with a mob of cattle leads to his discovery of what is truly important in life... his friends. With language and illustrations as colorful as the area it is set in, King Brown is a great story to share with the young child. More
In the spirit of Edward Lear’s Owl and the Pussy Cat, King Brown is a humorous tale written in rhyming verse. Set in outback Australia it tells the story of a snake’s search for a suitable place to live. King Brown, a snake with issues of grandeur, inspects then dismisses the homes of his friends. A near death experience, with a mob of cattle, results in King Brown finding the perfect home and discovering what is truly important… his friends. A feel good book to read to your child, featuring language and 26 illustrations as colorful a,s the Northern Territory, the area it is set in.
on Dec. 8, 2017 :
Now this is a story we should have read in primary school. Not only enjoyed reading it myself but I learnt something from it. Not only that my attention span is short which this amount of reading is just enough. But, I didn't know we had moles in Australia. Go look it up on Google. Very unique