‘I Have a Friend Who is Sad’ follows a young Bulldog on a journey of feelings that may be experienced by a child that feels neglected.
The story is not all sad; as you follow the Bulldog's journey, you will notice the hidden friends in every beautifully illustrated page. The message of this book is simple....' There is always someone who cares'.
Steven Schuback is a Brisbane author who dedicates his children's books to making children feel good about themselves. This time, Steven has teamed up with Author and Publisher Julieann Wallace from Lillypilly Publishing and illustrator Shez Kennington. Published to empower, educate, protect and support children and point them in the direction of wonderful organisations such as Bravehearts and Kids Help Line, if they "have a friend who is sad".
This book is based on a story told by George Mung Mung Lirrmiyarri, of the Kija people, to Aboriginal people living in Warmun (Turkey Creek), Western Australia. The illustrations are adapted from their original paintings of the story. Hector Jandany and George Dingmarie of the Kija Language Group said, 'We have to keep this language which we got from our old people who have passed away. We don't want to lose it. The younger generation have to carry on the language that they learn from us.' More info
Following on from the successful Have you seen my Potty, Suzy Sue and her animal friends now star in this wonderfully witty book about manners. This is the story of Suzy Sue and the fateful day when she went 'ATCHOO!'. Suzy Sue sneezes but forgets to cover her mouth. The animals are astounded and decide it's time to teach her some manners. More info
Every day all over Australia, children are laughing and crying, playing and learning, eating and sleeping. They may not look the same. They may not speak the same language. And their lives may be quite different. But inside, they are just like you. This story weaves its way across cultures and generations, celebrating the bond that unites us all. More info