Lilli and Her Shadow
Author: Dudgeon Pat & Dudgeon Laura
Lilli's family is moving from the bush to the city, and Lilli is sure she'll be horribly lonely. She'll miss the mangoes, she'll miss her cousins, and most of all she'll miss her Nan. But Nan sends a special friend south with Lilli, a secret Shadow to look after her. And Lilli discovers life in the city isn't so bad after all.
An illustrated first chapter book showing the interaction between Aboriginal beliefs and the modern world.
About the Waarda series
Waarda, Nyungar for talking and sharing stories and information, is an exciting new Indigenous children's series. Edited by Sally Morgan, the series is designed to support the literacy needs of Indigenous children in primary school, by making available to them stories written by Indigenous authors. At the same time, it will introduce non-Indigenous children to the richness and depth of Indigenous storytelling. Above all, it is a collection of fun, interesting and diverse first chapter books for new readers.