Macka's Barrel into the Dreamtime: A Journey in Magic Realism is a 34 page adventure story for grommets and microgrommets. It is a story about the raw beauty of the Australian environment, the mystery of its Aboriginal heritage and the joy of surfing.

With 1500 words written by Adrian Buchan and 17 rich, full colour illustrations painted by Anthony Williams, this book will appeal to readers of all ages who have experienced, or have yet to experience, the sense of adventure, the joy of discovery and the magic and soul of the real surfing lifestyle.

With a glossary of Australian and surfing terms, as well as a list of fun activities to inspire grommets to write their own stories, this book will also appeal to primary school teachers.