Family is a thoughtful contemplation for all to learn the different ways that family makes us whole. This beautifully illustrated children’s picture book shows everyone that ‘family’ can be about heart and home; an endless sky; stories and songs. It ‘learns’ us how to be with each other and with Country. Families come in all shapes and sizes, and this remarkably simple story teaches us all, that family can be many things.
This is the second book from the Our Place series that introduces young minds to First Nations’ cultural philosophies that Aunty Fay Muir, a Boonwurrung Elder, holds close to her heart.
Fay Stewart-Muir is a Boonwurrung Elder who cares about sharing her culture and stories with all, to enjoy and take on a journey of learning.
Lisa Kennedy is a descendant of the coastal Trawlwoolway people of northeast Tasmania. She has been privileged to be part of a team working alongside Aunty Fay Muir on projects that bring together art, story and culture.
Sue Lawson’s award-winning young adult and children’s books are recognised for the sensitive way they explore the exciting and heartbreaking complexities of growing up. Her first book with Aunty Fay is Nganga: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases.
“Another wonderful book from Magabala sharing Indigenous culture with readers. Simple, evocative text and rich illustrations.” – Margaret Hamilton, Pinerolo
“The text is simple yet full of meaning… The illustrations provide a lush background on which the story is told.” – Heather Zubek, The West Australian
- Hard cover (Picture book)
- Age range 5+
- Full Colour
- 32 Page