“Highly recommended….full of humour and fun…an entertaining story about what winning really means.” ReadPlus.
“This is a ripper, bonza, beaut little story which celebrates the greatness of a good mate and the Australian spirit of having a go…The word ‘drongo’ is beautifully explained at the conclusion of the story …a great lead into a bit of research as a follow on reading extension activity.” Children’s Books Daily.
“Drongoes …is perfect for young readers…but with a storyline which will also satisfy older reluctant readers…a funny story highlighting the notions of winning not being everything, of loyalty, and of the great Aussie spirit of ‘giving it a go’.” Buzz Words.
For the story behind the story, please click here – On Writing Drongoes.
Can Jack beat arch-enemy Rocket Robson in this year’s cross-country? If only!
A funny and warm-hearted story of mateship and drongoes, where the real winner isn’t always the first over the line.