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Allen & Unwin, Sep 1, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 128 pages
Nobody knows where they come from.

But they come.

Impossible birds of the big sky

and the long night...

So begins this timely and timeless story, told in magnificent images and words by master storyteller, Tohby Riddle. A triumph of quiet beauty.

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User Review  - Thorpe-Bowker and Contributors - Books+Publishing

This amazing book demands several readings. Although the text is a simple poem, the illustrations are so densely layered that the reader is slowed, exploring the haunting images as if entering another ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Tohby Riddle is an award-winning writer, illustrator, cartoonist, designer and sometime editor based in Sydney. He has written and illustrated numerous well-loved picture books; written a young adult novel; was the cartoonist for Good Weekend for nearly ten years; and is a former editor of The School Magazine, a literary magazine for children published by the NSW Department of Education.

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