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A captivating story of the remarkable, but critically endangered, swift parrot - one of the fastest parrots in the world!

Swifty grows from a hatchling to a fledgling in the blue-gum forests of Tasmania. She is then ready to make a challenging migration, following the blossom trail across Bass Strait to mainland south-eastern Australia.

Swifty faces many threats and dangers, but she must return home. Will she make it?

Fly with Swifty in this beautifully illustrated story, and learn how to spot a swift parrot and help protect them.

Reading level varies from child to child, but we recommend this book for ages 6 to 9.

  • Captivating story of one of the world's fastest parrots, the critically endangered swift parrot.
  • Astred Hick's illustrations beautifully capture the swift parrot's challenging migration journey from Tasmania to mainland Australia following the blossom trail.
  • Provides facts about the swift parrot, including tips for kids on how to spot one in their backyard, and how to help protect them.