Bob, the Railway Dog
In the early days of the railway, when shiny new tracks were opening up vast areas of Australia, there was an adventurous dog who was part of it all. Everyone knew him. He was Bob the Railway Dog.
Corinne Fenton is the author of 25 books for children but her passion is picture books about social history. Her classic picture book Queenie: One Elephant's Story, illustrated by Peter Gouldthorpe, was an Honour Book in the 2007 Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Awards. The Dog on the Tuckerbox, also illustrated by Gouldthorpe, was named a Notable Book in two categories of the 2009 CBCA Awards.