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Girls Can Fly


Girls Can Fly is an inspirational, young teen book from award-winning Aboriginal writer and artist Sally Morgan and her equally talented daughter Ambelin. Together they have written short, poignant sayings full of advice that comes from their life experiences.

Mother and daughter have written a beautiful, thoughtful and inspiring book.

An early draft of the manuscript was given to the participants of the Kimberley and Pilbara Girls program and their feedback and suggestions were taken in. An acknowledgement, information about and photographs of the girls are featured at the back of the book.


Praise for Girls Can Fly

"This inspirational young teen book…is adorable. Vividly illustrated [and] full of wonderful advice…." 
Australian Geographic Explorers

"Whenever you feel a little down and perhaps in need of some inspiration, this is the book to read. Written by two of Australia’s finest authors, mother and daughter team Sally Morgan and Ambelin Kwaymullina, ‘Girls Can Fly’ offers young girls words to live and dream by." 
Heather Zubek, The West Australian

"Full of short poignant sayings and practical advice, ‘Girls Can Fly’ is an inspirational book for young teens from an award-winning mother-and-daughter team." 

Ambelin Kwaymullina
Ambelin Kwaymullina belongs to the Palyku people of the eastern Pilbara region of Western Australia. She is a writer, illustrator and law academic who works across a range of genres including YA, science fiction, verse and non-fiction. 


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Sally Morgan

Sally Morgan is one of Australia’s best-known artists and writers. She belongs to the Palyku people from the eastern Pilbara region of Western Australia. Her widely-acclaimed first book, My Place, has sold over half a million copies and is one...

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