A poetic celebration and exploration of nature, people and imagination in Far North Queensland.
Encourages children and families everywhere to hunt for their own nature-based or urban poems.
“Luminous and jubilant, Magic Fish Dreaming explores an imaginative world of rainforest and cassowary, the flicker of geckos and the roll of quolls. Whimsical poems and exquisite images invite readers to venture into vibrant, magical places, rich with stories and legends.
Like the work of Michael Rosen and Shirley Hughes, images and words combine to evoke the textures and spirit of landscapes. Here, though, it is a vibrant Australian world readers discover, one alive with the colour and energy of nature and many cultures. “
Felicity Plunkett, Poet and Poetry Editor for University of Queensland Press
Paper back, ISBN 9780980731187.
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17 poems, 48 pages in total, title index, 2 sections, 210mm X284mm, extensive educational notes and suggested activities available.
Suitable for reading with children all ages and for independent readers eight and up. A treasured book to grow up with and revisit!
For Queensland Readers Magic Fish Dreaming is currently available at:
Coming soon to
Public Libraries please contact Peter Pal
Coming soon respected School Supplier!
(in consultation and will list them soon)
Tasmania book shop (we hope!)
To order outside of Brisbane, Gold Coast, Kuranda and Townsville:
Available by direct order to all those in Australia living outside areas where the book is stocked:
For now schools if in Brisbane contact one of the above bookstores; other schools can order from me directly. (Educational material available!)
All other purchasers once our suppliers are sorted, as some can send overseas!
We’ll let you know when international distribution happens.
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A special thank you to Write Links, Book Links, the Children’s Book Academy, the Inspiration Garden, Soul Food Writing buddies, friends from writing groups I have been in, blog followers, the Creative community of Far North Queensland and the Baha’is for their support.
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