Little Treasure (Hardcover)

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Description


A CBCA NOTABLE PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2024

Inside the small bowl of your hands,

I see your treasure.

A mother and child explore a deserted beach on a windy day. It is an afternoon they will both treasure always.

A poetic and tender book about how the small moments spent together are often the most precious.

'This book is a tug at the heart. It's beautiful, warm and thoughtful, and I had a tear in my eye at the end. But it was a drop of mother's love' GOOD READING

'An almost heartbreaking tale about children growing up and developing their own independence ... Goldsmith's illustrations leave the book awash with calmness and warmth ... Little Treasure brings to mind similarly comforting titles such as Jetty Jumping, The Little Things, and Nanna's Button Tin. A wonderful choice for Mother's Day' BOOKS+PUBLISHING

'Chanelle Gosper's lyrical, slow-moving prose perfectly captures the wonder and magic of play ... Jennifer Goldsmith's captivating illustrations are the perfect accompaniment ... It's sure to be a bedtime favourite' BETTER READING

'The story evokes the strong connection between mother and daughter, and this connection is beautifully depicted with the stunning illustrations' READPLUS

'Gosper's engaging rhyming text explores the things that a child and her mother discover together, while Goldsmith has created glorious seascapes using watercolour and pencil images collaged together to create a three-dimensional effect that adds visual impact. There are treasure ships, mermaids' jewels, imaginative play and a whole lot of love in this celebration of family time spent together in the natural world' CANBERRA TIMES

'Illustrator Jennifer Goldsmith's tender depictions of the simple, small, free moments in life will leave you breathless' THE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S WEEKLY

About the Author


Chanelle Gosper (Author)
Chanelle Gosper is a writer based in South Australia, where she lives with her husband, daughters and a whole lot of story ideas. A lifelong love of learning and adventure has seen her live in three different countries, travel the world and enjoy a colourful career that includes primary school teaching, recruitment, healthcare support and marketing. While writing has been a constant companion on all her adventures, Chanelle is only now pursuing her dream of sharing her stories with the world and was thrilled to have her short story, 'Unsettled', highly commended and published in the Stringybark Stories 2021 anthology The Mirror.

Jennifer Goldsmith (Illustrator)
Jennifer Goldsmith is an internationally renowned figure in the world of handmade inventive toy characters. Jennifer has always thought of toymaking as a kind of storytelling and her need to build and share characters now finds life through watercolour and pencil illustrations. She is also the illustrator of Where Happiness Hides by Anthony Bertinin. Follow her on Instagram: @jennifer.goldsmith.storyteller.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780734421494
ISBN-10: 0734421494
Publisher: Lothian Children's Books
Publication Date: June 11th, 2024
Pages: 32
Language: English