'The Messenger Bird' is a young adult novel set in rural South Australia. Also available as an ebook. Published by Queensland of University Press 2012
Check out The Messenger Bird on The big Book Club and win a copy.
'The Messenger Bird' wins a 2013 Holyer an Gof award for children's and young adult literature in Cornwall.
Fred Dobbin, author of 'A Greenhill Far Away' set in Australia & Ireland, gives an insightful review of The Messenger Bird.
I share here some images that helped inspire 'The Messenger Bird'. The story began with a piece of music called 'The Maiden's Prayer'.
See pics of the launch at the University of Adelaide in March.
The Messenger Bird is a haunting and gothic young adult story set in rural Australia...
Celtic Fiddler Jeri Foreman wrote a tune for Nathaniel after reading the book, 'The Messenger Bird'. It is called Nathaniel's Waltz. Hear it here.
The new young adult novel The Messenger Bird will be released at the beginning of March by UQP (University of Queensland Press). Set near Kapunda in rural South Australia.
I want to congratulate you on a first-class 'read' - it has to be your best yet!
Read what reviewes and readers say about The Messenger Bird
See Teacher Notes on The Messenger Bird by Christina Wheeler
This is the beautiful speech from Vikki Wakefield which she gave at the literary event in the Soldier's Memorial Hall in Kapunda, South Australia, on Sunday 22 May 2012.
The Teller of Tales, a creative response to reading 'The Messenger Bird', by Janet Fletcher.