A story of friendship, betrayal and, finally, hope – set in the harshness of the Australian desert landscape.
Magpie and Dog are unlikely friends. A burnt wing and a missing eye make them reliant upon each other – their connection reminds us that being considerate and compassionate is important.
Enter the outsider, Fox - a cunning animal whose loneliness and jealousy lead him to carry out a heartless act. John Higginson reads this Margaret Wild & Ron Brooks’ classic with a powerful insight that is sure to stir deep emotions.
(Warning – Themes explored in this book may not be suitable for younger children. Please refer to suggested Age Level)
*included in the NSW Premier's Reading Challenge 5-6 and 7-9 lists.
*included in the VIC Premier's Reading Challenge 5-6 list.
*included in the SA Premier's Reading Challenge 6-9 list.