This boldly illustrated work from Indigenous creator Helen Milroy celebrates the birds in our backyards. From laughing kookaburras to prancing mudlarks, this is a fun and lively read for the very young.
'A vibrant cacophony of birdsong practically rings out from this colourful picture book populated by the wondrous native birds living in our backyards.' Readings
'Helen's illustrations have a depth and whimsy about them that immediately draws the reader into her world, the bold colours and design reflecting the artist's indigenous heritage.' Early Picture Books
'The text is spare, simple and rhyming, ideal to share with toddlers before heading out into the garden for some bird spotting.' Magpies
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dr Helen Milroy is a descendant of the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. She was born and educated in Perth and has a passionate interest in health and wellbeing, especially for children. She is currently a professor at UWA, a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist, and Commissioner with the National Mental Health Commission.