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Macca the Alpaca

Macca the Alpaca is small, kind and friendly. His days are easy and carefree until he accidentally bumps head-first into Harmer the llama. Harmer is big, unkind and never, ever friendly…Can little Macca find a way to teach Harmer a lesson he’ll never forget?

Macca the Alpaca tells the story of a sweet, small alpaca who takes on a big, bully llama (named Harmer!) in a David and Goliath tale that shows brains can triumph over brawn and the importance of kindness. With simple rhyming text and hilarious illustrations, kids will love this story from author/illustrator Matt Cosgrove.

Told delightfully by TV presenter Jimmy Rees, this funny story will give you the giggles and shares an important message about bullying. 

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*included in the QLD Premier's Reading Challenge 1-3 list.
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Credits

  • WRITTEN & ILLUSTRATED BY

    Matt Cosgrove

  • PERFORMED BY

    Jimmy Rees

  • PUBLISHED BY

    Koala Books, Scholastic Australia
    Australia, 2017

Themes

Suitable for

Duration

Story Duration

03:53

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