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The Accidental Penguin Hotel (Andrew Kelly, illus by Dean A Jones, Wild Dog) 

The fairy penguins, or little penguins, that nest on the breakwater in St Kilda, Victoria haven’t always been there—precisely because the breakwater itself was only built in the 1950s. The Accidental Penguin Hotel, by Andrew Kelly, Yarra Riverkeeper and co-author of 2019’s Wilam: A Birrarung story, imagines the events that...

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Category: Reviews