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A Young Wombat Named Benson

Stories for bedtime or any time, for children and young readers, about a young wombat named Benson. Short or long, depending on how much time you have to spend. Read aloud, listen or read to your favourite friend.

The Greedy Goanna

Once there was a young wombat named Benson who lived in a warm, tidy wombat hole with his mother and his two aunts, Lillibet and Moss. Benson’s mother was making lemon myrtle and macadamia muffins, but when she looked in the cupboard but there were no macadamias left. “Come on, Benson,” she said, “we’ll goContinue reading “The Greedy Goanna”

Reaching for the Stars

Once there was a young wombat named Benson, who lived in a safe, comfortable wombat hole with his two aunts, Lillibet and Moss. One morning Aunt Lillibet said, “That ceiling definitely needs painting again.” Aunt Moss said, “Oh no, Lillibet, you can’t paint the ceiling. Remember how you are with ladders.” Aunt Lillibet was terrifiedContinue reading “Reaching for the Stars”


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