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A gorgeous new picture book in simple, lyrical prose and vibrant colour.

Best-selling author and internationally renowned painter Sally Morgan teams up with Ezekiel Kwaymullina for a picture book celebrating country.


It's a must for all libraries. ****

Good Reading Magazine

This is a book every Aussie child should read

Sunday Times

. . . Morgan and Kwaymullina's text is outstanding—lively yet lyrical

Junior Bookseller+Publisher

. . . both enchanting and joyous

Artist's Chronicle

Sally Morgan's pictures, strongly inspired by Aboriginal tradition, are unusual and beautiful

Magpies Magazine

Rich, busy and vital, her paintings are filled with movement . . .

The Age

. . . a delightful story . . .

Koori Mail

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    February 23, 2012

    Fremantle Press

    28 pages

    RRP $16.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

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