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How Frogmouth Found Her Home
Frogmouth isn’t like the other birds; she doesn’t want to live in the trees. While traveling the land hunting for a new nesting place, Frogmouth helps other animals find their residences. Only when she meets Moon and hears his intriguing offer can she finally find her true home. Beautifully illustrated and filled with vibrant colors, this is a heartwarming story about disc ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by Fremantle Press
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This is a delightful book with an engaging story and vivid illustrations. As Frogmouth looks for her home, she encounters a range of Australian animals until she meets the moon and finds her home in the night sky. This simple retelling of a Dreamtime story would be accessible to a range of age groups. The highlight for me was the illustrations, with their vibrant depictions of animals and their homes, the sun and the moon. They are well-suited to the text and bring the story to life.
Ambelin Kwaymullina loves reading sci-fi/fantasy books, and has wanted to write a novel since she was six years old. She comes from the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. When not writing or reading she teaches law, illustrates picture books, and hangs out with her dogs.