Monday, 6 July 2020

We have been lucky to have a resource like Story Box Library while our regular Story Time sessions are on hold. There are so many collections to browse through including a special collection of stories by Indigenous authors and illustrators.

You can search the collection in Story Box Library or check out some of our favourites below. 

Alfie's Big Wish

Written and illustrated by David Hardy, read by Dan Sultan. 

In this beautiful story, we join Alfie on his quest for companionship and watch him realise that sometimes, wishes really do come true. 

Colour Me

Written by Ezekiel Kwaymullina, illustrated by Moria Court and read by Ellen van Neerven. 

Using the rainbow as a metaphor for our diversity and uniqueness, this story celebrates every individual colour as well as the power of their combination. 

The Shack that Dad Built

Written and illustrated by Elaine Russell, read by Kylie Bracknell.

In this colourful book, Elaine Russell illustrates what life was like for an Indigenous child living on the urban fringes. From the happy memories to the bittersweet and everything in between. 

Kick with my left foot

Written by Paul Seden, illustrated by Karen Briggs and read by Kamil Ellis. 

This is a joyful story about learning to play one of Australia's favourite sporting codes, Aussie Rules football. It also explores the benefits of trial, error and ultimately, perseverance.