Too Many Cheeky Dogs
'On Monday I went to my auntie's house and guess what I saw? ONE yellow cheeky dog sleeping on the floor.'..So begins this cheeky story set in a remote Indigenous community, romping through numbers, colours and days of the week to the hilarious finale...'A fun way of helping young readers learn their colours and days of the week ...a wonderful glimpse into life in a remote outback town.' Kids' Book Review..Johanna Bell is an education researcher and writer who lives in Darwin. Dion Beasley is an artist whose Cheeky Dog brand is already widely known and loved. Read their story at www.toomanycheekydogs.com.au..
Short-listed for Young Australians Best Book Awards - Picture Story Books 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...