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Digger Digs Down

From award-winning author Johanna Bell and exciting new illustrator Huni Melissa Bolliger comes a playful story about what’s possible when you let your curiosity run wild.

Ships on 30/07/2024

Digger digs down. Digger digs deep, deep into the ground.

Join happy-go-lucky Digger as he ditches the boredom of backyard life for an underground adventure. What will he find? What won’t he find?

Packed with hidden treasures, this picture book is perfect for small children who love dogs, digging and discovery.

Johanna Bell

Johanna Bell

Johanna Bell is an award-winning children’s author, poet and Churchill Fellow. Since 2011, she has worked with deaf artist Dion Beasley creating picture books. Their second book won the CBCA Picture Book of the Year (2017) and their third book was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Award (2020). Digger Digs Down is Johanna’s sixth picture book and her first created in nipaluna / Hobart with fellow Tasmanian Huni Melissa Bolliger.

Huni Melissa Bolliger

Huni Melissa Bolliger

Huni Melissa Bolliger is an award-winning animator and artist. Her films have won awards in Australia and internationally, including a prestigious Special Jury Prize at Hiroshima Animation Festival. Huni loves illustrating stories in many different forms. She has created art for feature films, television, documentaries, theatre, and exhibitions. Digger Digs Down is Huni’s picture-book illustration debut.