The story of an Aboriginal boy whose house is invaded by a Hairyman – a spirit the old people call a Quinkin. When a little green tree frog lands on his windowsill, he knows she has been sent by the ancestors to help him face his fears.
Winner, Children’s Book Council Book of the Year Award, Younger Readers, 1999
Shortlisted, 1999 Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards
- Year of Publication: 1998
- Genre: Literature
- Audience: Children