"Clever Crow" by Nina Lawrence, Illustrated by Bronwyn Bancroft

"Clever Crow" by Nina Lawrence, Illustrated by Bronwyn Bancroft

FINALIST – 2019 International Book Awards (Children's Picture Book: Hardcover Fiction category)

 

SHORTLISTED – 2019 Speech Pathology Australia's  Book of the Year (Five to Eight Years Category)

 

Clever Crow is an endearing and witty tale that follows the exploits of a hungry and very clever crow. Crow searches in the bush for food but he can find none. It is only when he comes across people preparing for a ceremony that his luck changes. Crow spots a big turtle egg waiting to be cooked, and he cries out, ‘Yummy, food for me!’ But it is not an easy task stealing a turtle egg – even for a clever crow. Crow has to be more clever than he has ever been before! Children will love Bronwyn Bancrofts’s distinctive illustrations, and how the Djambarrpuynu language translation – Yolnu language from North East Arnhem Land – is woven into the design.

 

Praise for Clever Crow

“With its marvellous balance of English and Djambarrpuyŋu, regardless of who your mob is, this book is a must-read."

Madelaine Dickie
National Indigenous Times

 

"There are so many reasons to love Clever Crow – a lively tale about a hungry crow who outwits others around him by stealing a turtle egg … twice!"

Marjorie Lewis-Jones
South Sydney Herald

    AU$24.99Price

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