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Magpie Island


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"When Magpie chases an eagle, he flies out to sea and finds himself on an island. He is a castaway and all alone, until young Benny finds him while he is out fishing with his father. Benny finds him a partner - a female magpie - and brings her to him in a basket. When Magpie is again marooned, Benny decides to call the place Magpie Island. With Roger Haldane's original illustrations, this beautiful and haunting story is an Australian Classic."

About the Author

Colin Thiele

Colin Milton Thiele AC was an Australian author and educator. He was renowned for his award-winning children's fiction, most notably the novels Storm Boy, Blue Fin, the Sun on the Stubble series, and February Dragon

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