Overview

This historical fantasy short story features Louise, an English immigrant to Australia in the early 1900s, whose father hunts diamonds in the northern country. While exploring from camp one day, Louise comes upon a sparkling billabong with a waterfall, kangaroos, and what she thinks at first are birds. What other flying creatures are loud and colorful? Louise is about to find out in her quest to help a baby one get back to his mother. Louise's day is filled with a magic and generosity that leaves her determined ...
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Billabong Baby

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Overview

This historical fantasy short story features Louise, an English immigrant to Australia in the early 1900s, whose father hunts diamonds in the northern country. While exploring from camp one day, Louise comes upon a sparkling billabong with a waterfall, kangaroos, and what she thinks at first are birds. What other flying creatures are loud and colorful? Louise is about to find out in her quest to help a baby one get back to his mother. Louise's day is filled with a magic and generosity that leaves her determined to keep this location a secret from mankind.

This story is meant to be shared with your child as a special event, and it can easily be read aloud in one sitting.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012369598
  • Publisher: Wicked Wings Stories
  • Publication date: 3/22/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Age range: 6 - 8 Years
  • File size: 29 KB

Meet the Author

Linda A. B. Davis lives in the panhandle of Florida with her husband and daughter dodging hurricanes and swatting mosquitos. They are all graciously tolerated by three cats and three dogs, the power of three doing its best to even things out. Her work has appeared in DAW Books science fiction and fantasy anthologies as well as various children's print and electronic publications. She has a Master's degree in print journalism but switched over to speculative fiction as it is her love. Feel free to visit her website at www.lindaabdavis.com for more information and free stories!
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