by Jackie French
illustrated by Peter Bray
paperback, 72 pages
198mm x 130mm, black and white illustrations
released July 2006
RRP A$9.95 (SOLD OUT)
Billy's having a really bad day. No family, no friends, no fun and now he has to save his four-legged mate, Dusty, from certain death! Will the strangers by the side of the road be able to help him before it's too late?
Jackie French has won numerous awards in Australia and overseas, and has delighted readers with books such as Diary of a Wombat, Pete the Sheep and Hitler's Daughter.
Peter Bray's illustrations help young readers to visualise life in 1927, with wonderful attention to detail. One Perfect Day features the magnificent Crossley car, part of the National Museum's collection.