Abdullah's Butterfly

by FRASER, Janine M

Australian: Yes
Published: 1996 by Harper Collins
Part of the Young Bluegum series
Level: Primary Years (3-5)

Family & Relationships

An Australian woman delivering some parcels to a Malaysian mountain village encounters a boy trying to capture a beautiful rainforest butterfly. She is angered by what he is doing and scares the butterfly away. Her encounter is told in retrospect, after she has learnt about the poverty that drives Abdullah to capture the rainforest insects for sale.

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