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Big Boy's Star Map

By Samantha Frew - Illustrated by Emma Hay - ISBN: 9781922851062

RRP: $24.95

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Samantha Frew spent her childhood in Queensland, Australia amongst the Australian bush. 
Her picture books incorporate beautiful Australian wildlife with re-occurring themes of determination, purpose and family. 
Samantha has previously worked closely with children in schools and childcare and is very involved with her local community.
Samantha lives amongst the gum trees in the Noosa Hinterland with her husband, three children and an abundance of Native Australian animals.
Her greatest hope for the readers of her books is to fill them with a sense of wonder and appreciation for the peculiar and often quirky behaviours of our wildlife in the beautiful country.

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Big Boy's Star Map

By Samantha Frew - Illustrated by Emma Hay - ISBN: 9781922851062

RRP: $24.95

Big boy is a brave, resilient and older kangaroo

who becomes separated from his mob during a wild storm.

Alone and upset he finds a family in the hinterland who teach him to read the stars

in the cosmos to map and find his way back home.

Will Big Boy be able to use his new skill and be reunited with his mob?

*Age recommended 3 to 8 years old


“An Australian instant classic for all ages to enjoy... What a wonderful story...” Heather, Indie Book reviewer



Emma is a Brisbane-based illustrator, who grew up in the heart of rural NSW on her family's century old farm.  Currently, Emma is now following her passion for children’s book illustration, full time, whilst continuing to run her small business on the side. Emma continues to strive to create whimsical, colourful and fun works for kids and cares deeply about creating worlds, where children can explore interesting, challenging and entertaining topics that broaden their world and fosters their curiosity.


Wilderness Awards Big Boy

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.

We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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Australian Publishers Association SPN