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Meet Scaredy - the koala with a fear of heights
December 8, 2020
Pam Anderson with her book Scaredy

His friends think he is joking, but Scaredy the koala really does have a fear of heights – and he is too scared to admit it.

No matter how much courage and determination Scaredy musters, he just can’t overcome his fear of scrambling up a gumtree.

Maffra author Pam Anderson’s first children's picture book is a tale of trust, courage and the importance of developing respectful relationships.

Find out what Scaredy discovers about true Aussie mateship – and whether he ever overcomes his jitters – with Pam Anderson and illustrator Michael Wootton at Sale Library’s first in-person event in months.

Two book-reading sessions, aimed at children aged 3 to 10, will be held in The Wellington Room at the Port of Sale, 11.30am and 2.30pm on Saturday 19 December. Bookings are essential.

To book your place, visit

For more information or to order your copy of this book published in Gippsland, visit

Participants over the age of 12 are encouraged to wear masks within the Port of Sale and check in with its visitor QR code.

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