'This book is a story about Boorun the Pelican and his journey to get to the Gippsland Lakes. Boorun meets up with Goongerah the possum and a little bull ant who, together, help each other survive as they travel to the Lakes. They find bush tucker and medicine along their travels.
'This book uses Gunaikurnai language to help introduce the reader to the traditional language of the Gunaikurnai people who live in East Gippsland.' (Publication summary)