Born: Established: 1963 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
'Snail and Turtle are friends. They are different from each other. Sometimes they like the same things, sometimes not. But they always like doing things together. A delightful story of friendship from the best-selling Stephen Michael King. ' (Publication summary)
'Once upon a scary night three friends set out on a journey. Hare with hat. Cat with a cake and Pig with Parcel. But where were they going in the dead of the night, tip-toe creeping in the pale moonlight? It was a mystery!'
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'Grandpapa's eyes shine when he remembers the beauty of the world, long-ago. Peterboy wants to find something wonderful to bring the light to Grandpapa's eyes and keep it there. What he finds is a duck, wounded and broken, and Grandpapa mends her from top to tail; quack, waddle and wing!
'The Duck and the Darklings is a triumphant story, for children and adults, about the coming of hope in dark days, the warmth of friendship and the splendour of a new dawn.' (Publication summary)