You just never know what life's going to throw at you, do you? Despite my initial stress about tumbling through time and the gig I lied my way into, working as a Governess in the late 1880's has turned out to be a blast. Kids, I've discovered to my surprise, aren't devious little flesh-eating Imps. They're actually pretty rad little people who love my stories of Superheroes and Flying Muscle cars.
Australia, October 1900
Amongst the mysterious Min Min lights and songlines harkening back to the Dreamtime, and five years after her step-aunt's death at Hanging Rock, the Countess believes that dark truths are being hidden.
Can geography have memory? Does a place possess it's own supernatural spirit? Can a rock exert evil?
And who will be its next victim?
The full moon makes everything strange.
Granny gives him Bill’s 'Big Book of Bunyips' to read.
Will this explain why there is fur growing down his arms?
Bruno’s neighbours, the Stickwhistles, want to drain his beloved swamp to build their pineapple cannery.
To save the swamp, Bruno talks to the animals and climbs the Big Pimple to find out who he really is.
Twenty-six award-winning short stories vividly bring Australian history to life, in this anthology from both established and new writers. Chosen by Gregory Blake, Jamie Hodder, Nadine Smith and David Vernon, Australian history has never been more interestingly and entertainingly presented.