Melody Finch by Ian Boyd and Gary Luck.
The cover is designed and illustrated by myself, in collaboration with the authors. Published by Spirit of the Earth Books, out October 9.
Melody Finch is a story about the hardships of drought in Australia’s Murray Darling Basin, as seen through the eyes of its native wildlife.
When Melody Klomp turns into a Diamond Firetail Finch, she begins an amazing journey from Charleville in Queensland to the Coorong in South Australia. Along the way, she meets many wonderful birds, frogs, seals, and even a platypus.
Follow Melody’s outback adventure as she enters a magical world where animals work together in an eternal fight for survival.
Thanks for trusting me with your story, Ian and Gary.