Silly Birds | Author: Gregg Dreise
In this humble, charming and humorous morality tale, Maliyan is a proud eagle who always looks, listens and sees things from a long way away. One day he meets the turkey Wagun, who is a silly bird, and together these two new friends begin to do silly-bird things. The Elders and Maliyan’s parents become very disappointed and soon the local billabong becomes a mess. The silly birds do not care for anyone and seem to have eaten all the food. Maliyan begins to see the error of his ways and tries to talk to Wagun and the other birds about their actions.
No one listens. So Maliyan flies away and begins the journey of listening again. Maliyan soon becomes a proud leader and all the silly birds begin to follow his example. They all help clean up the messes they have made. All except one...
In this quintessential Australian fable, Silly Birds combines richly textured and striking illustrations of Australian animals with the gentle humour of an Aussie truism that it is hard to soar like an eagle when you are, in fact, surrounded by turkeys.
28.5 x 21 cm
Where the Wild Bums Are | Author: Claudia Rowe
Inspired by a very famous Wild Thing, local author Claudia Rowe's bestselling kids book Where the Wild Bums Are tells the tale of Beatrice who makes some mischief at home....
Bum Magic | Author: Claudia Rowe
Inspired by two very famous possums, local author Claudia Rowe's tells the amusing tale of Grandpa Bum and little Flush who live in the Australian bush. Grandpa Bum dabbles in...
Very Hungry Bum | Author: Claudia Rowe
Inspired by a very famous, very hungry caterpillar, this humourous kids book by local author Claudia Rowe, tells the tale of very hungry bum! Over the course of a week...