Gus the Asparagus

Gus might be the only asparagus in his family, but he is happy.

However, when he goes to school he starts to realise that he doesn’t always fit in.


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Gus is here to help kids understand that it’s okay to be different. He will soon become a favourite with anyone who has ever felt a little bit out of place, kids and adults alike.

Ann-Marie Finn is an illustrator and author of children’s books. She lives in Brisbane with her two young boys who inspire new stories and ideas every day. She started her career in the UK, but migrated to warmer climes in 2007 and is now a happy Australian and proud owner of The Mad Hatters Bookshop in Manly, Queensland. She has a growing collection of children’s books to her name, including A Trip to the Moon, Captain Kieron, Gus, the Asparagus and I Despair of my Hair. She is also the illustrator of Harrison’s Song and Eric Finds a Way, by Wombat Books, and Arnold Jeffrey with Windy Hollow Books.

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