Quokka- Rotto marathon

A marathon is held on Rottnest Island each year- competitors run four laps of the course, taking in the picturesque salt lakes and ocean views while gasping for breath and begging for water. My brother’s girlfriend did the course this year- she is an absolute trooper.

Quokka, issue 689, October 15 2009- Rotto marathon
Quokka, issue 689, October 15 2009- Rotto marathon

Author: James Foley

James makes books for courageous kids. He’s the author/illustrator of the S.Tinker Inc graphic novel series for middle primary: Brobot (2016) and Dungzilla (2017) star Sally Tinker, the world’s foremost inventor under the age of twelve, and Joe Tinker, her stinky baby brother. The third in the series, Gastronauts, will be published in late 2018. James’ earlier books My Dead Bunny (2015) In The Lion (2012), The Last Viking (2011) and The Last Viking Returns (2014) have all scored several honours, including children’s choice awards, shortlistings in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year awards, and selection to the International Youth Library’s White Raven list. James comes from a long line of queuing enthusiasts. Follow him on FB/twitter/insta @jamesfoleybooks, or at www.jamesfoley.com.au .

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