Author(s): Margaret Wild
Dog and Magpie are friends, but when Fox comes into the bush, everything changes. A compelling drama about friendship, loyalty, risk and betrayal.
Winner of Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis: Kinderbuch (German Youth Literature Prize: Children's Book) 2004 and Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Picture Book of the Year 2001 and NSW Premier's Literary Award Patricia Wrightson Prize 2001 and Queensland Premier's Literary Awards: Best Children's Book 2001 and APA Design Awards: Scholastic Best Designed Children's Book 2000. Shortlisted for Kate Greenaway Medal 2000.
Margaret Wild is one of Australia's best-known and best-loved authors for young people. She has published around 50 picture books for young children, and two verse novels for teenagers. Ron Brooks is an acclaimed illustrator of classic picture books, some of which have stayed in print for over 30 years.