Storm Boy 55th Anniversary Edition Counterpack
|Counterpack – filled
|1850 mm (H x W x D)
|New Holland Publishers
|Children's & young adult fiction & true stories / Classic fiction (Children's/YA)
Storm Boy likes to wander alone along the fierce deserted coast among the dunes that face out into the Southern Ocean. After a pelican mother is shot, Storm Boy rescues the three chicks, and nurses them back to health. He names them Mr Proud, Mr Ponder and Mr Percival. After he releases them, his favourite, Mr Percival, returns. The story then concentrates on the conflict between his lifestyle and the externally imposed requirement for him to attend a school, and the fate of the pelican. Film Release : 10th of January 2019 in Cinema’s across Australia as a major release. Sony Pictures have purchased the Australia and NZ rights for release in January 2019. A contemporary re-telling of the 1976 iconic family film, Storm Boy was filmed in South Australia with Geoffrey Rush will star as Mike “Storm Boy” Kingley, who recounts his childhood adventures to troubled teen granddaughter Madeline in an effort to prevent her from making the same mistakes he made years before. He tells her the story of his boyhood – a heart-warming tale about unusual friendship and unconditional love.