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Mister Cassowary
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From the author of Smooch & Rose and Spud & Charli comes another thrilling adventure about Australia’s endangered cassowaries

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Overview

‘Cassowaries are not just birds,’ Dad growled. ‘They’re the most dangerous birds in the world.’

When Flynn and Dad arrive at Grandad Barney’s banana farm, it’s clear that Flynn has a lot of investigating to do.

Everything in the place is a mystery, especially his grandad who died almost a year ago, and the strange dinosaur-like birds called cassowaries that make his dad so scared.

Why won’t Dad tell Flynn what happened?

After Flynn meets local girl Abby and discovers two orphaned baby cassowaries, the mystery deepens.

Can Flynn find out the truth about his grandad and the cassowaries before it’s too late?

Details
Samantha Wheeler
Photo by Jack Venables

Samantha Wheeler

Samantha Wheeler fell in love with animals when, at the age of six, she received a tortoise. She went on to study agriculture, work with dairy farmers, and teach science, until writing her first children’s book, inspired by koalas, in 2011. Her books, which include Smooch & Rose, Spud & Charli, Mister Cassowary, and Wombat Warriors, have been shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards, the Readings Children’s Book Prize, The Wilderness Society’s Environment Award for Children’s Literature, and the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales Whitley Awards. Samantha hopes her books will encourage everyone to make a difference.