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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Penguin Bloom : The Odd Little Bird Who Saved a Family
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'PENGUIN BLOOM is a unique journey of recovery and an extraordinary celebration of life, featuring Cameron Bloom's exceptional photographs and a captivating narrative by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Bradley Trevor Greive. Penguin the Magpie is a global social media sensation with over 113k followers on Instagram. People the world over have fallen in love with the stunning and deeply personal images of this rescued bird and her human family. But there is far more to Penguin's story than meets the eye. This is a true story of hope and courage. It begins with a shocking accident, in which Cameron's wife, Sam, suffers a near fatal fall that leaves her paralysed and deeply depressed. Into their lives comes Penguin, an injured magpie chick abandoned after she fell from her nest. Penguin's rescue and the incredible joy and strength she gives Sam and all those who helped her survive demonstrates that, however bleak things seem, compassion, friendship and support can come from unexpected quarters, ensuring there are always better days ahead. This plucky little magpie reminds us all that, no matter how lost, fragile or damaged we feel, accepting the love of others and loving them in return will help to make us whole.' (Publication summary)


form y separately published work icon Penguin Bloom Shaun Grant , Harry Cripps , ( dir. Glendyn Ivin ) Australia : Made Up Stories Broadtalk , 2020 13199657 2020 single work film/TV

After Samantha Bloom suffers a devastating spinal injury, she she struggles with depression, until the family adopts a fledgling magpie called Penguin.

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney South, South Sydney area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins Australia , 2016 .
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      Extent: 144p.
      Description: still images
      • Published 1 April 2016
      ISBN: 9780733334948

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