Girls Can Fly

Sally Morgan and Ambelin Kwaymullina

Girls can do anything. Who says girls can't fly? Stretch out your arms. Aim for your dreams. Believe in your wings. Breathe in the sky. Fly high. Who says girls can't fly? 

'Girls Can Fly' is an inspirational, young teen book from award-winning Aboriginal writer and artist Sally Morgan and her equally talented daughter Ambelin. Together they have written short, poignant sayings full of advice that comes from their life experiences. Mother and daughter have written a beautiful, thoughtful and inspiring book. An early draft of the manuscript was given to the participants of the Kimberley and Pilbara Girls program and their feedback and suggestions were taken in. An acknowledgement, information about and photographs of the girls are featured at the back of the book.

For ages nine years and older

About the Author:

Sally Morgan is one of Australia’s best-known Aboriginal artists and writers. She belongs to the Palyku people from the eastern Pilbara region of Western Australia. Her widely-acclaimed first book, My Place, has sold over half a million copies and is one of Australia’s most celebrated works. She has published several books including biographies and children’s stories.

Ambelin Kwaymullina belongs to the Palyku people of the eastern Pilbara region of Western Australia. She is a writer, illustrator and law academic who works across a range of genres including YA, science fiction, verse and non-fiction.

Dimensions: H 18cm x W 13.5cm

ISBN: 9781925936759

Publisher: Magabala Books

Publication Date: 2020

Format: Hardback

Number of Pages: 48