Caterpillar and Butterfly by Ambelin Kwaymullina

Fri 17 November 2017

Caterpillar and Butterfly is a beautiful journey of self-discovery and courage set in the Australian bush. It’s written and illustrated by Ambelin Kwaymullina, an award-winning Aboriginal writer from the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Head to Fremantle Press to get your own copy of the book, and check out our interview with Ambelin on Kinderling Conversation.

Read by Katie Beckett. Sound design by Max Gosford.

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