A seagull above Said, "See, look here, loves, I've winged my way further than you!" A soaring brown hawk Said, "Hey, you two dorks, See me stick to the clouds here like glue!"
From the illustrator who brought you The Ricker Racker Club and The Dress-Up Box comes a picture book about a pack of arrogant characters in a race to the top, and a duck who cleverly brings them back to reality.
Kate Gordon grew up in a small town by the sea in Tasmania.
Her first book, Three Things About Daisy Blue, was published in the Girlfriend series by Allen and Unwin in 2010. Her second book, Thyla, was published by Random House Australia in April 2011, and her third book, Vulpi, the sequel to Thyla, was published in April 2012. Kate was the recipient of 2011 and 2012 Arts Tasmania Assistance to Individuals grants.
More recently, Kate wrote Writing Clementine, which was published in June 2014 by Allen and Unwin. It received the 2016 IBBY Ena Noel Award and was published in the German language by Random House, Germany. Twenty-five Memories of Viggo MacDuff was published in 2017 by Odyssey Books, with all proceeds going to White Ribbon Australia. In 2018, Kate was shortlisted in the Dorothy Hewett Awards for an Unpublished Manuscript, and was commended in the 2018 Vogel's Awards.
Nathaniel Eckstrom is an Illustrator based in Sydney, Australia. He has worked on a number of children's picture books including The Ricker Racker Club, Road Trip and Stubborn Stanley. Nathaniel has also illustrated for a number of commercial clients including Cadbury, the ABC, SBS and King Island Dairy.
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