Thu 25 January 2018
This book is a celebration of the wonderful, culturally diverse families that make up this country, from Australia’s First Nations peoples, to those who have settled here from afar and now call Australia home.
There are stories of people who traveled from countries like Ireland, Italy, Greece and England seeking a better life; and there are also stories of people fleeing war or persecution from countries like Lebanon, Vietnam, Somalia, Afghanistan and Syria.
Award-winning author, Mem Fox has written a simple, yet moving book for children that humanises refugees. It's accompanied by colourful illustrations by Ronojoy Ghosh, an Indian-Australian illustrator, artist and children's book author (Ollie and the Wind, No Place Like Home, Charlie). Click here to find out how the book came about.
Listen to our interview with Mem Fox on Kinderling Conversation.
To read along with the illustrations, head to your favourite bookstore, or buy a copy online at Scholastic.
Read by Mem Fox.
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