Pookie the Roo is sure to be a big hit with kids.
Pookie the Roo is sure to be a big hit with kids.

Pick up hero Pookies tale

PUTTING their creative skills together, Emerald author Deborah Gray and Sheryl Garrick have teamed up with Clermont illustrator Kristina Modrzynski to put together a children's book about surviving floods.

Titled Pookie the Roo, the book follows the story of Pookie as he helps his friends through the devastation and destruction of a flooded community.

Today and tomorrow Deborah, Sheryl and Kristina will be launching the book with a signing outside Foodworks on Hospital Rd.

The trio will be signing books and various Pookie the Roo merchandise from 9am to 4pm each day, and encourage the public to come and support locals in the community.


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