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By Millard, Glenda; Illustrated by Lesnie, Phil
A story of love and war. He 'wept ten thousand footsteps' and 'marched right into hell'.Tom is a shepherd who leaves his wife and unborn child to fight in the First World War. "Once there was a shepherd, a very special coat - and hope". A moving tale that will help grandparents c...onnect personal experiences of war with young childrenRead more
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By Hathorn, Libby; Illustrated by Lesnie, Phil
The story of iconic Australian writer Stella Miles Franklin, namesake of two major literary prizes, during her brief but formative time as a teenage governess is rural NSW. Forced to work to help support her family, Stella hates her job and longs for the freedom and excitement of... city life. While working, she meets a young orphan girl, Imp, who is almost as feisty as Stella herself, and who inspires the older girl to follow her dreams. Includes a a fact sheet about Stella Miles Franklin.Read more
From award-winning Australian author Libby Hathorn and acclaimed illustrator Phil Lesnie, an exquisitely illustrated and deeply moving story of the Somme.
By Cummings, Phil; Illustrated by Lesnie, Phil
The sandpiper stretched its wings in the chilling breeze. It knew it was time to leave...so it took flight. Follow the feathers as they fall along this exquisite journey of heartache, hope and home.
The cloudless sky suddenly roared like thunder. Shadows, swift and frightening, descended. The boys brother grabbed him by the arm. Run, quickly, But my ball. Leave it. From the Prime Ministers Literary Award-shortlisted creators of Feathers, comes this compassionate tale of a fa...milys search for a safe place to call home.Read more
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