CBCA NSW is hosting an open video conference discussion about the short list for younger readers on August 11 thru DART. Oliver Phommavahn will be our guest author sharing the discussion chair with Jackie Hawkes.
King Pig by Nick Bland: King Pig is grand ruler of the sheep. He can make them do whatever he wants (clean his castle), whenever he wants (the middle of the night). But for some reason, he can't seem to make them like him. Until he has a brilliant idea!
Are You Seeing Me? Justine and Perry, twins aged nineteen, take a road trip to create memories before Perry, who is autistic, moves into care. Tackling separation issues the story explores two people moving into childhood.