Ferret Boy

Backed into a corner, Josh has to race his beloved ferret against Looney Mooney’s ferret at the Hartley Ferret Derby.

Only problem is, Josh knows nothing about racing ferrets.

Published by Lothian Books, 2003


“Ferret Boy is an excellent combination of fun, adventure and message, as it explores family, friendships and bullying, among other subjects.”

Aussie Reviews

“I loved this book because there is so much emotion in it.” 


Grade 6 student

Freedom Ride by Australian author Sue Lawson

Notable Book

2004 Children’s Book Council of Australia

Book of the Year: Younger Readers