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Sally Morgan is an Indigenous writer and artist who was born in Perth in 1951. She belongs to the Palkyu people of the eastern Pilbara in Western Australia. Sally is best known for her award-winning book, My Place, which charts the history of her family. Sally is now specialising in writing and illustrating books for children and young people. Her personal interests are reading, taking her dogs for a walk and gardening.

1) “Bush Bash” by Sally Morgan

Dingo is headed somewhere looking excited, and the other animals want to know where he's going. Dingo won’t say, so the others follow along in hot pursuit – two nosy numbats, three flying frogs, four burrowing bilbies … The animals are in for a surprise when Dingo’s final destination is revealed on the last page.

As well as being a counting book, this is a seek-and-find story. There is one aboriginal artefact plus one non-native animal on each colourful spread


2) “Where is Galah?”

Dingo is on the prowl.He can see Emu, Swan and Turtle.He can hear Crocodile, Frog and Kookaburra.But where is Galah?


3) “Joey Counts to Ten”

Watch, look, listen and count!

Experience the rhythm of life in the bush as Joey and his mum go about their day.


4) “Hello to you, Moon”

Not all creatures are night animals, but all creatures respond to the moon.

In Hello to You, Moon beautiful counting verse and luminous artwork bring to life the mystery and wonder of moonlight’s effect on us all.


5) “An A-Z Story of Australian Animals” by Sally Morgan and Bronwyn Bancroft

This remarkable book is more than an A to Z of Australian animals. It is a spectrum of every feeling under the sun - from wonder to vanity, from weariness to delight - and every one of these passions can be found between the covers of a book... if only you take the time to have a look.


Photo of Sally Morgan (c) Claire Miller

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