Author(s): Johanna Bell
At Canteen Creek where we live, there are cheeky dogs everywhere. But when the cheeky goats, donkeys, buffaloes and camels make mischief in the camp, the dogs just lie there - until those pesky animals really go too far. Then the cheeky camp dogs roar into action!..'A funny, uplifting and beautifully written tale about family, home and place.' Ros Moriarty, author of Listening to Country...Johanna Bell lives in Darwin and works on storytelling projects as a creative producer and writer...Dion Beasley is well known for his Cheeky Dogs brand. He lives in Tennant Creek, NT.
Winner of CBCA Book of the Year 2017 (Australia). Short-listed for Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year - Indigenous Children 2016 (Australia).
Dion Beasley lives in Tennant Creek and is well known across the Territory as the artist behind the much loved T-shirt brand, Cheeky Dogs. Dion's formal art career started in 2006 when the first Cheeky Dogs T- shirt line was launched. Since then, his reputation as an accomplished visual artist has grown from strength to strength. Dion's talents are particularly remarkable given he has muscular dystrophy and is profoundly deaf...Johanna lives in Darwin with her partner, daughter and a backyard full of green tree frogs. Her writing career got off to a bumpy start when she was so busy composing a story in her head that she accidentally drove into the back of a taxi. It was while driving on a bumpy stretch of road outside Alice Springs that the beginnings of the Cheeky Dog books, took shape. Working with Dion has changed the way Johanna sees the world and tells stories...