A Song for Lorkie by Jennifer Castles, Dean Bowen

A Song for Lorkie

Written by Jennifer Castles, Dean Bowen
Illustrated by


A Song for Lorkie by Jennifer Castles, Dean Bowen

Lorkie was a Roofbird. His best friend was Brian, and they had been friends since they were eggs.They lived in the Valley of Roofs, where every bird had a song to sing except Lorkie. Lorkie couldn't sing, until he found a new home in the middle of the Argy-Bargy roundabout.Brilliant pictures from internationally acclaimed artist Dean Bowen harmonise perfectly with Jennifer Castles' sweet and surprising text in this delightful book for children and parents to read aloud together.

About the Author

Dean Bowen is an Australian artist based in Melbourne. He has been exhibiting paintings, bronze sculpture and prints for over twenty years and his works are represented in major public and private collections. He has held solo exhibitions in Australia, France, Japan, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.Jennifer Castles is a writer, editor and actor who lives in Brunswick in Melbourne. Her other books include Tiny, with Steve Otton, and Ned Kelly's Last Days, with Alex C. Castles.

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32 pages


Jennifer Castles, Dean Bowen
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Allen & Unwin Children's Books an imprint of Allen & Unwin

Publication date

1st September 2011



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