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Storm Boy and Other Stories

by Colin Thiele

Format:Paperback with flaps
Page Extent:178 pages
Book Size:160 x 157 x 28 mm (Height x Width x Depth)

Quick Overview

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For ages: 8 + years

A moving story which is now a major motion picture, Storm Boy is one of the classics of Australian writing for children. Storm Boy saves the life of Mr Percival, and in return the pelican helps Storm Boy’s father with his fishing and joins in the rescue of a shipwrecked crew. The boy and the pelican prove friends to the end.

A favourite story, beautifully told.

Includes other favourites: The Water Trolley - The Lock-Out - Dad Ran a Fowl Run - The Shell - The Fish Scales

Film Release : 10th of January 2019 in Cinema’s across Australia as a major release. Sony Pictures have purchased the Australia and NZ rights for release in January 2019. A contemporary re-telling of the 1976 iconic family film, Storm Boy was filmed in South Australia with Geoffrey Rush will star as Mike “Storm Boy” Kingley, who recounts his childhood adventures to troubled teen granddaughter Madeline in an effort to prevent her from making the same mistakes he made years before. He tells her the story of his boyhood – a heart-warming tale about unusual friendship and unconditional love.

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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