These are some of Errol's wonderful books. Click on
each book to read what the main character says about it.
Illustrations by Sharon Thompson
Fremantle Arts Centre Press
you do if you wanted a horse and you ended up with a donkey? I
tell you, I wasn’t all that happy. Here in Kununurra we don’t get to
see all those donkeys that run wild in the
. That’s till Gramps brings home the Judas donkey! Gramps has the
biggest heart – that’s why he saved Judy and brought her here. He
looks after Gamma too, because she’s kind of forgetting things.
– she’s Aboriginal – taught me a few things about Judy. I reckon
she can see inside a donkey’s head. I still wasn’t all that proud,
riding a donkey around the streets ... till the day came that we might
called a donkey an ass needs to learn a thing or two!
what other people have said about The
Errol Broome’s beautiful, short novel encompasses
tenderness, compassion and understanding...
Russ Merrin, Magpies
Donkey will endure in the hearts and minds of all who take the
pleasure to read it.
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This page was last updated on February 21, 2012 .