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.
"Visually arresting, vibrant colourful illustrations, strong but
easily readable story-line . . . A delightful read . . . Highly
recommended." -- State School Teachers Union of Western
"A powerful allegorical tale . . . adding a psychological subtext makes this a fascinating version [of the miracle of the butterfly] . . . the writing and images are so vivid." --Sydney Morning Herald