Author(s): Leonie Norrington
Jack is overjoyed when his big brother Tom asks him to come fishing with him and his friend Xavier. But it turns out that Tom wants Jack to get him Dad's Vibra-tail fishing lure. And then the boys do something else they shouldn't; they go fishing in the creek, even though the Wet season isn't over and there are still crocs about...
Leonie Norrington was born in Darwin and spent much of her childhood on a remote community, growing up among Aboriginal people who lived in the traditional way. Her first novel for children, The Barrumbi Kids, was an Honour Book in the 2003 CBCA Awards for Younger Fiction. It was followed by Spirit of Barrumbi, Leaving Barrumbi (shortlisted by the CBCA in 2008), and The Last Muster. Leonie has written a picture book, You and Me: Our Place, which was also shortlisted by the CBCA in 2008. Her latest book is The Devil You Know.