A companion to "At The Beach", this book takes the family on a holiday at Wombat Flat: a bush land setting where they enjoy a range of bush holiday activities.
'...text and illustrations are so integrated and so full of wit, humour and fascinating detail...I laughed out loud and guffawed...but there is also beauty. At times Harvey seems to distil the essence of the Australian bush...Here is a treasure of unfailing pleasure...reassurance that Australia does still produce great comic and narrative art.' MagpiesVol 20 No 5 November 2005'...hilariously illustrated...you can spend hours spotting every comical event that the artist has so skilfully included.' AB&PSeptember 2005
Roland Harvey is one of Australia's best-loved illustrators. In 1978 he established Roland Harvey Studios and began designing and producing greeting cards, posters and stationery with a distinctly Australian flavour. Ventures into publishing quickly followed. Some of his best-loved books include My Place In Space (with Joe Levine), Burke and Wills, The First Fleet and Sick As (with Gael Jennings). His most recent book - and his first with Allen & Unwin - is At The Beach, published in 2004 and highly acclaimed.