Somewhere Else

Herman and Rosie


A Day With Noodles



The Catawampus Cat by Jason Carter Eaton

Big Pet Day by Lisa Shanahan

I am Cow, Hear Me Moo! by Jill Esbaum

My Life & Other Stuff That Went Wrong by Tristan Bancks

My Life & Other Stuff I Made Up
by Tristan Bancks

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First published in 2009 by Penguin Australia

Format: Hardcover and softcover

Wendy doesn't want to be just any old chicken.
She wants ADVENTURE.
She wants TO BE A STAR!
And then a travelling circus comes to town . . .

'This chicken is destined for great things!' The Pecking Order Post

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Wendy has been sold into the following countries:

Australia, New Zealand, China and Korea


‘Here is a book that will be read to bits. Luckily it is sturdily bound.’ Magpies Magazine

‘Gus Gordon’s hysterically funny text and clever illustrations combine to create a glorious story of the indomitable spirit of a chicken who knew she was destined for greatness.’ Sydney’s Child Magazine

‘Gordon’s whimsical illustrations will endear Wendy to children.’ Herald Sun

‘How can you not love Wendy?’ Deb Abela, ABC Radio Canberra

‘Gus Gordon’s delightful Wendy is a thrill-seeking chicken with enough ambition and imagination for a hundred henhouses.’ Ursula Dubosarsky, Sydney Morning Herald (best books 2009)