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The Cockatoo Wars

‘Tales from the Bush Mob’ is a series of books about the Bush Mob, a group of animals who work together to solve problems. Each book shares a rich landscape of characters and places, including Dingo, Willy-willy Wagtail, Eagle, Platypus, Koala, Wombat, Kookaburra, Echidna and Kangaroo. These stories emphasise the value of respect for First Nations culture and country, as well as the importance of courage, perseverance and wisdom to bind communities together.

In this fourth book in the series, you will meet the cockatoo clans who are too busy fighting to notice when a huge fire breaks out. Luckily two mother cockatoos and their sons seek help from the Bush Mob Council. Everyone works together to save the ancient forest and finally there is peace among the cockatoos.

Filled with gorgeous illustrations and exciting tales, this will be a popular book for the whole family.

Praise for The Cockatoo Wars

“Milroy's bold and colourful illustrations bring the story to life…a wonderful early reader. Highly recommended…”
Rachael Hind, Magpies Magazine

“This colourful tale...emphasises the value of respect for First Nations culture and country and the important”
Geelong Advertiser

“...a lovely addition to any school library with lots of discussion points for the parent or teacher.”
Sue Mauger, Glam Adelaide

“A picture book that is a work of art and philosophy...Helen Milroy has created a story that will appeal to readers of all ages.”
Heather Zubek, The West Australian

“The landscape and characters are richly drawn in full colour...Suitable for ages six and up, with plenty of text to read independently or aloud, this dramatic picture book is an outback adventure worth discovering.”
Karys McKwen, Books+Publishing

Helen Milroy
Helen Milroy is a born storyteller and a talented artist. She is a descendant of the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia, but was born and educated in Perth. Currently Helen is the University of Western Australia...

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