Monday, 23 April 2012

Tom Tom

Author: Rosemary Sullivan
Illustrator: Dee Huxley
Publication Details: Working Title Press, Kingswood, 2008
ISBN: 9781976288983 (hbk.)

Tom Tom is a preschool boy living in an remote Aboriginal Community. He is surrounded by a large extended family. Tom Tom likes to visit his grandparents, play in the water of Lemonade Springs, paint and pretend play. This book richly details aspects of his community from housing to family. It is a gentle and insightful story.

Genre: Picture Book, Contemporary Realistic Fiction
Age: 5 years +

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Source: Magpies Magazine, The Little Big Book Club

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