Katie Yamasaki’s newest picture book is an intimate and tender story of the love between a father and a daughter.
Smoke itself acts as narrator, telling us how it has served humankind since prehistoric times in signaling, beekeeping, curing and flavouring food, religious rites, fumigating insects and myriad other ways.
A beautifully realised city inhabited by musical instruments
Tamen longs to see the stars, but none are visible in the light-polluted sky above the fire escape of his urban apartment building. Even in the neighbourhood park, the stars are hidden by city lights.
Rex Ogle’s story of starting Year 7 on the free lunch programme is timely, heart-breaking and true.