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Illustrated by Danny Snell

As the bushfire swallowed up the world they knew, a wombat shared her burrow with other animals.

As the flames of the bushfire approach, one small wombat is bravely followed by other animals to the safety of her underground burrow.

From best-selling author and 2014–2015 Australian Children's Laureate Jackie French and award-winning illustrator Danny Snell comes a story of survival, courage and friendship.

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This is the real 'fire wombat', the small, exhausted animal that arrived at our food and water station in January 2020. This is after two days, when she was able to stand and had put on a little weight

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