Through Old Nana Quokka, Book 3 in the Spirit of the Dreaming series, Yamatji-Noongar Elder Aunty Rhonda Collard-Spratt shares the healing wisdom of her ancestors, and the importance of caring for Country.

Review: Sharing the Six Seasons is most important to continue our strong connection to country and this book shared these wonderfully. ~ Marissa Verma Noongar Heritage and Cultural Educator,and Natural Resource Manager, Bindi Bindi Dreaming


Author Biography: Aunty Rhonda Collard-Spratt and Jacki Ferro first teamed up to write Aunty Rhonda's life story, Alice's Daughter: Lost mission Child (AIATSIS 2017). Through many fun adventures, they have become great friends. During the 2020 pandemic, they began writing stories based on Aboriginal teachings. Rhonda and Jacki want to give all children hope and joy, keep the Dreaming alive, and help strengthen Aboriginal children's connection to culture and Country. Born in Carnarvon, Western Australia, Aunty Rhonda Collard-Spratt, or Aunty Curlew, is a strong Yamatji-Noongar woman, and a respected representative of the Stolen Generations. Aunty Rhonda lives by the bush in Ipswich, Queensland. When not telling yarns or singing songs, you can find Aunty in her backyard painting, or creating bush jewellery, and calling out to the magpies and kookaburras. Jacki, or Dragonfly Girl, writes and edits life stories in her home among the trees in Brisbane. When not at her laptop, you'll find Jacki out dancing Zumba, singing with her friends, or enjoying time with her husband Vito, and their two wonderful children, Luca and Francesca.

Hardback  36pp  h240mm  x  w280mm 

ISBN13: 9781922643575     ISBN13: 978-1-922643-57-5     ISBN10: 1922643572