Batrisha and the Creepy Caretaker by Dillon Naylor.
*STOP PRESS* This book has just been nominated for TWO Awards in the 2023 Children's Book Council of Australia's Book Awards - Best Picture Book and Best Younger Reader's Book... AND for the Australian Comic Arts Awards of Australia.
Gloomwood Hollow is a dark forgotten place, visited once a year by its creepy caretaker, Old Joe. Now, for the very first time, someone else is there, sitting in the shadows, waiting. A pale, dark-haired little girl and her two-tailed cat, hungering for the perfect scary story...
"Batrisha and the Creepy Caretaker" is a story written and illustrated by Ballarat-based artist Dillon Naylor that everyone is going to love! This hardcover book features Batrisha, a character Dillon first created in 2001 for children's magazine K-Zone. Zoe (age 13) said: “I loved it! It’s so cool at the start – all the describing words. It kept me interested all through, and I love what happened to Old Joe and Batrisha after they told their stories.”
You and your family are going to love the story too! This is an Australian artist at the peak of his game, telling a tale that will keep you hooked right to the last page. Hardcover, 100 pages, all in full-colour, size 23 cm x 29 cm with dustjacket. Price includes postage and packing within Australia (overseas readers, please enquire).