Author(s): Margaret Wild
Margaret Wild tells the story of Dog and Magpie, who are friends and companions until Fox tempts Magpie away and then abandons her in the desert. It's a stark, uncompromising and deeply moving story, a fable that dramatises human strengths and weaknesses.
Children's Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year, 2001Winner of the Best Children's Book category in the 2001 Queensland Premier's Literary AwardsWinner of the Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Literature in the 2001 NSW Pr
Winner of Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Picture Book of the Year 2001 and NSW Premier's Literary Award Patricia Wrightson Prize 2001.
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