At the farm, the donkey is teased by the other animals - especially the bull! Then one night the donkey has a magical dream. The following morning, the all set out on an amazing journey. This uplifting story of humility, courage and compassion weaves in the heroic Anzac legend of Simpson and the Donkey. Lyrically told and beautifully illustrated, it is a story that demands to be read and re-read, while the timeless themes will inspire readers of all ages.
Celeste Walters has been a teacher, a children's theatre actor/manager, a lecturer in Drama and Language and Literature at Deakin University and writer-in-residence at tertiary institutions as well as in primary and secondary schools. Celeste has published texts on drama and the writing of eulogies. Her novels for younger readers include Treading the Boards and of her books of verse, Who's Who at the Zoo, illustrated by Patricia Mullins, is a special favourite. Celeste has also written several novels for young adults, including The Last Race, the award-winning The Killing of Mud-Eye, The Glass Mountain and Deception.