Waarda series for young readers: Lilli and her Shadow
Written by Laura Dudgeon and Pat Dudgeon and illustrated by Sally Morgan and Tracey Gibbs
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Lilli’s family is moving from the bush to the city and Lilli is sure she’ll be horribly lonely. She’ll miss the mangoes, she’ll miss her cousins, and most of all she’ll miss her Nan. But Nan sends a special friend south with Lilli, a secret Shadow to look after her. And Lilli discovers life in the city isn’t so bad after all.
An illustrated first chapter book showing the interaction between Aboriginal beliefs and the modern world.
About the Waarda series
Waarda, Nyungar for talking and sharing stories and information, is an exciting children’s series by Indigenous authors. Initiated by renowned Aboriginal artist and writer Sally Morgan, the series was designed to support the literacy needs of Indigenous children in primary school, by making available to them stories written by Indigenous authors. At the same time, it introduces non-Indigenous children to the richness and depth of Aboriginal storytelling. Above all, it is a collection of fun, interesting and diverse first chapter books for new readers.
(181 x 111mm)
Fiction for Younger Readers
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