Sally Morgan’s beautiful words and Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr’s sensitive artwork combine to make this a unique, distinctive children’s picture book with global appeal. Johnny infuses his illustrations with his fine-art aesthetic, his traditional motifs and a quirky sense of humour.
Sally’s groundbreaking book My Place sharing her own and her family’s story continues to be a bestseller and has taught hundreds of thousands of people about the lived experience of First Nations people in Australia.
Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr is an acclaimed Yolŋu artist living in East Arnhem Land. Along with other members of the Ganalbingu clan, he keeps culture strong through painting, song, dance and ceremony. He is Chair of the Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts Aboriginal Corporation.