Australian writer Adrian Plitzco was born in Switzerland and has a background in drama education for children. He is now an audio book producer as well as a producer and broadcaster at the multicultural radio station SBS in Melbourne/Australia. He hosts a monthly children’s show for the German language program and writes and produces radio plays. Adrian Plitzco also writes fiction (Der harte Engel – published in Germany).
Länzelot ist ein kleines Känguru und wächst auf einer Farm auf. Eines Tages begegnet er einer Känguru-Meute. Unwiderstehlich zieht es ihn zu den anderen Kängurus und er reisst von zu Hause aus. Er verletzt sich aber dabei so schwer, dass sein Arm abgenommen werden muss. Ganz auf sich alleine gestellt, erlebt er in der Wildnis gefährliche Abenteuer.
Lancelot is an orphaned joey growing up on a farm. One day he comes across a kangaroo mob and wants to join it. He escapes from home and injures his arm so badly that it has to be amputated. Left alone in the bush he has to overcome dangerous situations. He is lucky that a girl kangaroo from the mob is curious to find out who Lancelot is and wants to help him.
Pirate is a lost baby kookaburra. He befriends a colourful bunch of dogs and a cat. His sense of fun turns their life upside down. But at the same time, the dogs' survival skills and the cat's wisdom take Pirate on a journey that changes his life forever. Pirate grows up. He learns to stand up for himself, to overcome fear and to care for his loved ones.