We have now updated the book synopses for the new books by Christopher Cheng coming in 2023 and 2024!
Quoll (Quollified for 2023)
illus. Cindy Lane
Walker Books Australia
Chris’ latest title in the award-winning Nature Storybook series, Quoll looks at these fascinating nocturnal creatures and their behaviours. Christopher also wrote the award winning title Wombat and the shortlisted title Python.
Following on from New Year Surprise, Moon Festival is a story that celebrates family gatherings, lanterns, Mooncakes and other festival delicacies, and the autumn harvest - in a traditional Chinese family. With illustrations by Di Wu.
Dragon Folding (2024)
illus. Lucia Masciullo
Penguin Random House
An old man learns to accommodate his grief and loss through his interaction with his young neighbour as together they share their joy of dragons though paper folding.
Powerful Like a Dragon (2024)
illus. Jacqueline Tam
Roaring Brook Press
This is the story of Albert, a young boy, and the journey he took with his family and workers to escape the invading Japanese army during the Sino Chinese war pre WW2. Based on a true story.
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