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A E B REE T
Illustrated by Aura Parker
First published in Australia 2016 by New Frontier Publishing Pty Ltd ABN 67 126 171 757 48 Ross Street, Glebe NSW 2037, Australia www.newfrontier.com.au Text copyright © 2016 Maura Finn Illustrations copyright © 2016 Aura Parker This book is copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review, as permitted by the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without written permission. Enquiries should be addressed to the publishers. All rights reserved. National Library of Australia Cataloguing-in-Publication entry Creator: Finn, Maura, author. Title: My Magnificent Jelly Bean Tree / Maura Finn; illustrated by Aura Parker. ISBN: 9781925059588 (hardback) Target Audience: For primary school age. Subjects: Jellybeans--Juvenile fiction. Magic--Juvenile fiction. Other Creators/Contributors: Parker, Aura, illustrator. Dewey Number: A823.4 Designed by Celeste Hulme Printed in China 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
For Dad – who really loved this one. MF For Rory – my little boy with a big imagination. AP
Maura Finn Illustrated by Aura Parker
If I had a jelly bean tree, I would care for it while it was small.
Sprinkle on sugar,
And jugfuls of jam,
Then watch it grow sturdy and tall.
A young boy creates a magical world with a jelly bean tree.