August 9, 2021

The Extraordinary Tom Fink

By Karen Casey


Strange things have been happening since Polly, James and little Peg moved from the city to the farm. Cows appear from nowhere. Soccer balls move on their own. Cockatoos and kookaburras are lining up on the fence, waiting for something only they seem to know about. Join Polly, James and little Peg as they discover the magic of their new country home with the help of an extraordinary friend and his party of unordinary animals. This is the story of how The Extraordinary, Unordinary Gum Tree came to be.


This is the origin story for The Extraordinary Unordinary Gum Tree. These books can be read in any order.

Many kids will relate to the idea of moving from the city to the country, even if they haven’t done that, they may have moved house and understand the feelings of Polly, James, and Little Peg as they settle into their new home.

The arrival of some cows as well as Tom Fink turns everything upside down for the three kids and they start having adventures in their new home. From cows overdosing on daisies to a strange talking cat, the kids find the extraordinary in their unordinary lives.

Kids will love these adventures and learning about life on this rural property and the Extraordinary Tom Fink.

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