Author(s): Pamela Allen
Children's picture book about Old Tom and his efforts to milk the temperamental cow, Belinda. Colourfully illustrated by the author, winner of the Children's Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Award 1983 and 1984, and twice winner of the New South Wales Premier's Award for the best children's book. Other books include TWho Sank the Boat?' TMy Cat Maisie', and TBertie and the Bear'. The book was shortlisted for the 1993 Children's Book Council Picture Book Award.
Pamela Allen is a New Zealand born children's writer and illustrator who lived in Australia from 1977-2004. She has published over 30 picture books since 1980.