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Once the top of a Burrawang tree fell to the ground and became ... Grug!

Grug has returned from the wilderness to remind us again of the magic of childhood, the importance of renewing the Australian wilderness and the caution we all need to take in the wild world out there.

This classic Aussie hero is back from the bush to enchant a new generation of youngsters!
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  • Simon & Schuster Australia | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780731813872 | 
  • June 2009
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AU$ 4.99


Grug In The Wild

Grug from the Croods movie romps with his fans.

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About the Author

Ted Prior
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Ted Prior

Ted Prior previously worked as a police officer and art teacher. He also worked in children's TV and animation. In 1979 he started hisGrug series of children's picture books.


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Q. how did you come to write Grug?

A. Thirty years ago I was living on a small farm in northern New South Wales. I had just started reading stories to my two very young children and thought I would try to create our own imaginary bush animal and write a story about it. I doodled around and came up with Grug.

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