Possums, Pumpkins and Princesses: A sequel to The Victory Garden

Possums, Pumpkins and Princesses: A sequel to The Victory Garden

by Gail Foster

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Possums, Pumpkins and Princesses continue the adventures in the victory garden on the home front. Peg 'n Pip Possum join Hoppy the 'wobbly', Eric the echidna and Bluey the blue-tongue lizard. The gum trees house a crunch of cockies, the courtyard is referred to as the snakery and dog fostering initiates a moult-a-thon. Four princesses visit the garden for compost gazing, hide and seek, chalk drawing, bike riding, ice cream dribbling and cardboard box construction. The littlest princess adopts a pumpkin, sharing her bed and afternoon tea with her small, round, guest. Peter builds a hidden garden to lessen wildlife sabotage. Gail stocks her 'magic cupboard' with preserves from the few fruit and vegetables that have survived the onslaught. A crisis at Christmas, a death, an injury, a car accident and a diabolical bushfire season pepper the story with drama and sadness. Re-visit the victory garden and stay one step ahead of the wildlife. This is a garden for wildlife by accident rather than design. Humour is guaranteed with a marriage of opposites and a family cast of eccentric personalities. 'A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything' says the irish proverb. Take Possums, Pumpkins and Princesses to bed and have a good laugh and a long sleep.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781098304010
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 02/14/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 145
File size: 20 MB
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