We Were Not Men

Weather by Jenny Offill

June Book of the Month

We Were Not Men

by Campbell Mattinson 

 

Absolutely beautiful! Twin brothers Jon and Eden are two halves who make a whole. They compete at swimming but as they grow up there are other things... a girl, Carmelina, and there is the fact that Jon saw more at the death scene of their parents. Deeply lyrical, gorgeous prose winds you under its spell. An emotional catapult that hits at your heart. For fans of Boy Swallows Universe finally there is a literary achievement that deserves the comparison. - Dean


Kunyi

Weather by Jenny Offill

June ILF Book of the Month

Kunyi

by Kunyi June Anne McInerney

 

What a special book from renowned Yankunytjatjara artist and storyteller, Kunyi June Anne McInerney. Kunyi shares with us 60+ years of her paintings in this richly illustrated memoir that details her time living at the Oodnadatta Children’s Home. Kunyi was taken from her family at the age of four. Each story is told with great simplicity and clarity, through the lens of a child’s eyes. We see the cruelty of the missionaries but also the love of the Children’s Home kids who have become family to each other. Young readers are sure to be captivated by the stunning, vibrant illustrations, and this book offers to opportunity to return, again and again, taking in a few stories at a time.  – Tahlia

 

 

$27.99
 
This is our ILF (Indigenous Literacy Foundation) Book of the Month, which means 10% of the profits from this month's sales of this book will be donated to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

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