Go on a journey with Taj and Mustara in the desert near Beltana, South Australia. A picture book written for primary school children. Shortlisted NSW Premier's Awards 2007, CBCA Notable Book 2007. Published in hardback by Lothian (now an imprint of Hachette) 2006. Paperback edition to be published by Wombat Books 2015
Set in 1875, 'Mustara' is the story of Taj and his camel, Mustara, and how they long to join the explorers.
Mustara has been shortlisted
Author Response I wrote the draft of Mustara in 2000. I had finished Zenna Dare and was in the State Library and found myself looking at books on explorers.
What are they saying about Mustara?