Numbat has two hearts, one of stone and one of feather. His stone heart makes him strong and powerful while his feather heart makes him soft and gentle.
Ambelin Kwaymullina is an Aboriginal writer and illustrator from the Palyku people. The homeland of her people is located in the dry, vivid beauty of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Ambelin has written and illustrated a number of award winning picture books as well as writing a dystopian series - 'the Tribe' - for Young Adults. When not writing or illustrating, Ambelin teaches law and spends time with her family and her dogs.
"The simple message of this story is well-delivered, accompanied by
bright illustrations which bring the book to life . . . I recommend
this book to all readers." --Early Childhood Teachers
"This is a very special book . . . a thoughtful and wonderful fable shaped story about understanding who we are." --Reading Time
"This heart warming story is a joy to behold." --Magpies magazine
"Its message about self perception is conveyed in a gentle and clear way . . . . Bold, bright, visually appealing illustrations add to the simple story of self discovery." --Scan magazine