The Two-Hearted Numbat

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Numbat has two hearts?one made of stone and one made of feather. His stone heart makes him strong and powerful, while his feather heart makes him soft and gentle. When having more than one heart becomes troublesome for him, Numbat feels he must choose which one to keep. After evaluating the pros and cons of each heart, Numbat discovers that the best option is to keep both hearts so that he will be both kind and strong.

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Numbat has two hearts--one made of feathers, and one of stone. When he's wearing his feather heart, he's soft, kind and likeable--but exhausted from helping others. When he uses his stone heart, he's ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Ambelin Kwaymullina (Author) Ambelin Kwaymullina is an Aboriginal writer and illustrator from the Palyku people. The homeland of her people is located in the dry, vivid beauty of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Ambelin has written and illustrated a number of award winning picture books as well as writing a dystopian series - 'the Tribe' - for Young Adults. When not writing or illustrating, Ambelin teaches law and spends time with her family and her dogs.Ezekiel Kwaymullina (Author) Ezekiel Kwaymullina is from the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. He is the author of several picture books, including We All Sleep (2015), Dreamers (2014) and My Country(2011), all illustrated by Sally Morgan.

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