The Tuatara and the Skink
The pairing that brought us Wacko Kakapo now delights with the New Zealand version of the fable The Tortoise and the Hare. In this version it's the slow native tuatara and the quick little skink that are pitted against each other to prove that 'slow and steady wins the race'.
Yvonne Morrison is a zookeeper, swing dance instructor, former school teacher, and children's book author of such bestsellers as A Kiwi Night Before Christmas, A Kiwi Jingle Bells and Down in the Forest. Yvonne is passionate about animal welfare and loves to travel the world seeking out strange and unusual species. Donovan Bixley is a talented artist and designer with a range of styles. He was the illustrator of The Story of Bo and the Circus that Wasn't, Phoebe and the Night Creatures, A Right Royal Christmas, The Three Bears (Sort Of) and the Dinosaur Rescue series of junior novels. His work is bright and energetic with a terrific sense of humour. Donovan lives in Taupo with his family.