Dear Venny, Dear Saffron
Crew, G & Hathorn, L.
A series of letters between a young man in Australia and a young girl in New York form the basis of this novel. The two reveal more about themselves as their long distance friendship blossoms. Is it easier to define and describe yourself to a complete stranger?
The book of everything
A young boy narrates a story of his family constrained by religion and violence. The story is both harrowing and uplifting.
Wild, M. & Gregory Rogers, G.
Zac & Mandy are living in a park in a rocket ship. They imagine travelling to the stars at night. They share their lifestyle through simplistic and realistic text and illustrations.
Woolves in the sitee
Wild, M. & Spudvilas, A.
This is a haunting tale with a phonetic narrative that is fully explored and enhanced by stunning charcoal drawings. Colour and light are used sparingly as are words. The book relates a disturbing story which reads well aloud, listen to the boy cry and warn!