The Duck and the Darklings

Glenda Millard, Stephen Michael King

The Duck and the Darklings
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The Duck and the Darklings

Glenda Millard, Stephen Michael King

WINNER: 2016 WA Premier’s Book Awards, Children’s Books SHORT-LISTED: 2015 CBCA Picture Book of the Year SHORT-LISTED: 2015 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children’s Literature Grandpapa’s eyes shine when he remembers the beauty of the world, long-ago. Peterboy wants to find something wonderful to bring the light to Grandpapa’s eyes and keep it there. What he finds is a duck, wounded and broken, and Grandpapa mends her from top to tail; quack, waddle and wing! The Duck and the Darklings is a triumphant story, for children and adults, about the coming of hope in dark days, the warmth of friendship and the splendour of a new dawn. Selected by the International Youth Library as a White Raven 2015 book.

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