Chapter 10 - Rejoicing!
"You naughty, naughty, brave little bilbies!" cried Mrs Bilby, nuzzling them gently to show how glad she was that they were safe.
Burra Nimu whispered a few stern words that made Binni and Bindee blush from the tips of their pink noses to the tips of their pink ears. Then he nuzzled them lovingly and smiled to their gathered friends.
"Thanks to the brave efforts of Binni, Bindee, and Zeela we can make new eggs to take to the children.
"There is danger ahead, but we will face it together. And tonight we will celebrate!"
Everyone present began to cheer and dance, waving their tails in the air. Binni unfurled his tail shyly. Tied its end, right where the pink tip had once been, was a small bandage. Binni gave a shudder as he remembered how Lepus' big teeth had closed upon it!