The softcover edition was published to great success in 2011, now it s available as a board book!
Old Macdonald had a farm e-i-e-i-o Everyone knows the song. But now the farm and animals are in New Zealand and old Macdonald has a Swanndri and gumboots. Donovan Bixley s illustrations depict the beautiful New Zealand landscape with farm animals! But what are those crazy animals up to?
Donovan Bixley ONZM has sold hundreds of thousands of copies of his books in 31 countries and 18 languages, including te reo Maori. He has won awards for both his illustrating and writing and won the Children's Choice award in 2013. In 2021 he became an Officer of the Order of New Zealand. With over 100 books published, his unique style of illustration brings delight and joy to readers both young and old. He lives on the crater's edge of the greatest volcanic eruption in human history (also known as Lake Taupo, in New Zealand).
Music fills his spare time alongside his wife and three daughters.