Author(s): Colin Thiele
This lovely illustrated storyof Storm Boy in alimited edition hardback witha jacket tells the originalstory of storm boy withillustrat ions.Storm Boy likes to wander alone along the fierce deserted coast among the dunes that face out into the Southern Ocean. Aftera pelican mother is shot, Storm Boy rescues the three chicks, and nurses them back to health. He names them Mr Proud, MrPonder and Mr Percival. After he releases them, his favourite, Mr Percival, returns. The story then concentrates on the conflict between his lifestyle and the externally imposed requirement for him to attend a school, and the fate of the pelican.