Storm Boy 60th Anniversary Edition
|Format||Paperback / softback|
|Book Size||214 x 137 x 7 mm (H x W x D)|
|Imprint||New Holland Publishers|
|Release Date||1 Nov 2002|
|Subject Classification||Children's & young adult fiction & true stories / General fiction (Children's/YA)|
For ages: 8+ years old
This Australian children's classic has now been enchanting children for 60 years.
The Colin Thiele classic is also the basis for the recent major movie remake of Storm Boy starring Jai Courtney and Geoffrey Rush.
Storm Boy is the timeless story of Mike "Storm Boy" Kingley who rescues three pelican chicks after their mother is shot. One of the birds, Mr Percival, forms a very special bond with the boy which brings into focus the conflict between his lifestyle in the remote Coorong of South Australia and the external pressures of society including his schooling. Treasured by generations of children, this is a heartwarming- tale about unusual friendship and unconditional love.
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