Synopses & Reviews
Limpy's family reckons humans don't hate cane toads, but Limpy knows otherwise. He's spotted the signs: the cross looks, the unkind comments, the way they squash cane toads with their cars. Limpy is desperate to save his species from ending up as pancakes. Somehow he must make humans see how fabulous cane toads really are. Risking everything, he sets off on a wart-tinglingly dangerous and daring journey to . . . the Olympics?
This is the epic story of a slightly squashed young cane toad's quest for the truth.
From the Hardcover edition.
The epic of a slightly-squashed young cane toad's challenging quest, by an exciting author.
Another highly original story from the author of "Bumface" ("hilariously funny about the serious side of life" - "The Bookseller"), the epic of a young cane toad determined to save his family from being squashed flat by cars. Setting off on a daring and wart-tingling journey, Limpy risks everything in his campaign to make humans see the nice side of toads, and let them cross their roads in safety. Readership level: 9+. "A comic master" "Sunday Times". An unabridged audio reading by the author is also published this month.