A fun story about change, friendship and seeing things from someone else's perspective.
Frankie is worried about moving house. Finn the fish is worried about the mysterious five-headed monster reaching into his pond. When these two meet, they make each other's lives a whole lot brighter.
A story about discovering that different doesn't always mean scary - sometimes you just have to take a closer look.
About the Authors
Klay Lamprell is the author of several books of fiction and non-fiction for children and adults, including Lonely Planet's Not For Parents. She has also worked as a journalist and editor. Klay lives with her husband, Mark, by the sea in Sydney.
Mark Lamprell has worked in film and television for many years. He co-wrote the film Babe: Pig In The City and wrote and directed the award-winning feature My Mother Frank. His most recent project is the movie musical Goddess, which he co-wrote and directed. He has also written the novel The Full Ridiculous (Text), which was shortlisted for the 2015 Russell Prize for Humour Writing. Mark lives with his wife, Klay, by the sea in Sydney.
About the Illustrator
Lucinda Gifford's background encompasses architecture, design and advertising - but picture books have been her life-long passion. Lucinda discovered the usefulness of drawing skills in year 4, when her on-demand horse sketches ensured continuing popularity with the girls in her class. She now enjoys drawing creatures of all sorts - including cheeky humans and nervous little fish.
The story highlights how even though the unknown might look dark and scary, a closer look can prove you wrong. It has potential for discussing change, and how things that look different are not always so terrible. Read Plus Blog Site