Synopses & Reviews
When a mysterious egg appears outside Hunwick's burrow after a terrible storm, no one knows what to do with it. And when it doesn't hatch right away, everyone is even more bewildered. Everyone, that is, but Hunwick. For Hunwick understands the egg. It is his friend. And he is the only one who knows its secret.
From the author and illustrator of the modern classic Koala Lou, here is a moving tale of loneliness, friendship, and most of all, the power the imagination has to change the way we see the world.
"A touching fable."(Mem Fox, Parenting magazine, Mar 1 2005 )
"A touching fable." --Mem Fox
An inspiring story celebrating the warmth and power of an unexpected friendship.
From the author and illustrator of the modern classic "Koala Lou" comes a moving tale of loneliness, friendship, and the power imagination has in changing the way the world is seen. Full color.
About the Author
is the author of many beloved books, including Where Is the Green Sheep?
, The Magic Hat, Koala Lou
, Time for Bed
, and for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever
. She lives in Adelaide, Australia.
PAMELA LOFTS has illustrated many books for children, including Koala Lou by Mem Fox. She also works extensively with Aboriginal children in her country and produces books based on their legends. She lives in Alice Springs, Australia.