Thanks to all who joined the wild excitement at the launch of The Moonlight Bird and the Grolken at Hobart Bookshop on Thursday 5 May 2015. Exquisitely illustrated by Lois Bury, the book was launched by eminent children’s book author and illustrator, Christina Booth.
Once upon a moonlight night, a bird flew over the mountain. She whirred like a swallow, she flicked like a bat, and her glimmering lit up the eyes of a grolken. The Grolken wants to capture the bird and lock her up so she will sing and dance for him. The people want the bird to sing, dance and light up their lives … but the bird just wants to fly free.
The Moonlight Bird and the Grolken is an enchanting picture book about possession, loss and freedom.
‘A delightful read for big people and little, especially under a full moon.’ – Merridy Eastman.