When Maggie Magpie Goose and Eric Echidna return from Italy to Mapleton, they rediscover happy memories. From old tractors to sweet, syrupy pancakes, art to waddling ducks, this picture story celebrates friendships, home and belonging. It is suited for ages 3-7 years and is a delightful keepsake for international visitors featuring Australian animals.
Marg Gibbs writes poems and stories for children. Her themes include communication, friendship, nature, family and courage. She has contributed to magazines, anthologies and the local Hinterland Times in Mapleton. Marg’s love of verse began with Dylan Thomas, Under Milkwood and extended into her long teaching career in secondary education.