Meet Jess.

Jess is a small koala with a big heart. What will Jess do when a ferocious bushfire threatens her home? Who will come to help? Will the bush ever be the same?


Koala Rescue book by Kirsty ParkinsonKoala Rescue is a fictional children’s story for the entire family. Set in the bush of South Australia, follow the adventures of a koala family as they fall into good fortune and navigate their way from a deadly bushfire to safety. Illustrated using photographs from the 2020 bushfires, this book is a keepsake for you to treasure.

The book

  • 34 pages
  • Full colour throughout
  • Photographs contributed from many sources including fire firefighters, nature lovers, an army photographer, Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, a tour guide from Kangaroo Island, and Southern Koala Rescue.
  • Part of the proceeds of this book will be donated to wildlife and rescue operations in South Australia.

About Kirsty

Kirsty wrote Koala Rescue for her nieces and nephews following the catastrophic Australian bushfires of 2019/2020.

What readers are saying…

“A lovely keepsake and an ideal book for any lover of nature.”

“Lively descriptions and bright photos bring the story to life.”

“A timely story of hope.”

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