One Potoroo: A Story of Survival
Penny Jaye, illustrated by Alicia Rogerson
A beautifully illustrated story about the conservation of the world's most endangered marsupial.
When a bushfire destroys Potoroo's home, he becomes one of the last surviving Gilbert's Potoroos at Two Peoples Bay in Western Australia. Frightened, hurt and alone, Potoroo needs a new home – somewhere safe from predators and with plenty of his favourite food. Luckily, a team of conservationists know where Potoroo can go to be safe.
'One Potoroo: A Story of Survival' is a beautifully illustrated book about the world's most endangered marsupial, the Gilbert's Potoroo, and the conservation work that has kept this unique Australian alive.
For ages six to nine years old
About the Author:
Penny Jaye is an award-winning author of books for children and older readers. From picture books to young adult fiction, Penny writes to find beauty, hope, strength and love in even the toughest situations.
Alicia Rogerson is an artist and illustrator who spends her days painting and dreaming. Based in Bridgetown, WA, her studio sits within the rural countryside on a hill beside a forest. Inspired by nature, objects and collections of things, her bold artworks spark the imagination and remind us of people or places we treasure.
Dimensions: H 25cm x W 25cm
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Publication Date: 2021
Number of Pages: 32