I didn't know there were cranky wombat ladies! Might have to check that out.
(Just what I need--another archive dive . . . .)
This reminds me of my late lamented favorite cousin. When we were about 12, he announced that he had written a natural history epic over the summer: Everything I Know About the Wombats of Zambeziland. Title page, copyright page, dedication page, and 594 blanks. Kid was 50 years ahead of his time.