Unicorn! by Maggie Hutchings

Thu 4 October 2018

When Luka gets sick, her best friend wants to help and does everything she can think of to grant Luka’s wish. A lovely story about hope, resilience and the magic of friendship, written by Maggie Hutchings who is a writer, artist and counsellor, with sparkly illustrations by Cheryl Orsini

To read along with the pictures, get your own copy of the book at your favourite bookstore, or online at BooktopiaUnicorn! is published by Affirm Press.

Read by Lucy Suze Taylor.

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