Who Sank the Boat?

Author(s): Pamela Allen (Illustrator)

Picture Books

Who sank the boat? Was it the cow or the donkey or the sheep with her knitting? Surely it wasn’t the tiny little mouse? Winner of the 1983 Australian Picture Book of the Year Award, this wonderfully illustrated book is designed for sharing aloud and will make children giggle as they guess which animal spoilt a day’s rowing by sinking the boat.


Product Information

Winner of the Australian Picture Book of the Year Award

Pamela Allen is a phenomenon in the world of children's books. In twenty-four years she has produced thirty-three picture books, many of which have won prestigious awards and commendations both in Australia and overseas. She is the first illustrator to have won the Children's Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Award two years running, for Who Sank the Boat? (1983) and Bertie and the Bear (1984). Some of Pamela's other awards include the NSW Premier's Literary Award, the AIM Book Award (New Zealand) and the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Honour Diploma for Illustration.

General Fields

  • : 9780140509403
  • : penguin random house
  • : Picture Puffin
  • : September 1990
  • : 226mm X 189mm X 2mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2005
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 823.9/14
  • : Children's - Kindergarten, Age 5-6
  • : 32
  • : Picture books; Fiction
  • : colour illustrations
  • : Pamela Allen (Illustrator)
  • : Paperback
  • : 1