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Smoke   Summer
In poetic language, this book tells a story about understanding and tolerance. Mr Pang lives on the east side of the river and Mr Shou on the west. They argue over trivial things and forbid their children to play with each other.... read more   In the hot summer sun a group of animals are eagerly looking for a shady place to rest. The animals quarrel for a spot under a tree, until finally, the elephant wins. But when they look again, the tree is dying and has only a few leaves left....read more
Author Cao Wenxuan won the Hans Christian Andersen Award - often referred to as 'the Nobel Prize of children's literature' - in 2016. The International Board on Books for Young People’s jury noted Cao writes beautifully about the complex lives of children facing great challenges. He is a deeply committed writer, whose own difficult childhood has been deeply influential on his writing. The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) noted that "his childhood, though materially poor, was emotionally and aesthetically rich", attributes it said were evident in his writing. A professor at Peking University and a member of the Chinese Writers Association’s national committee, Cao has penned over fifty titles and is one of China’s most important and original children’s authors. His stories have been translated into many languages. Cao Wenxuan’s numerous accolades include the Chinese Government Award for Publishing (2013), and two Outstanding Book Awards from China’s General Administration of Press and Publication.

Illustrator Yu Rong was born and raised in China. While training to become a primary school teacher she discovered her love for art, and later gained a BA degree in Decorative Art from Nanjing University. She worked as a computer designer, arts and crafts designer and childrens book illustrator for five years before moving to England with her now husband. She then earned an MA degree in Art and Design from the Royal College of Art in London. She has won numerous awards for her work including the 2016 Serbia International Bookfair - Illustration Award - for Smoke and the 2016 - Shenzhen Children's Library Top 10 My Favorite Children's Books - for Summer.
Waiting
CONGRATULATIONS to Philip Salom!

WAITING (Puncher & Wattmann)
has been longlisted for the
2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award!!
Waiting is a story of two odd couples in prose as marvellously idiosyncratic as its characters...read more

Antoni Jach has called Waiting "a bittersweet tale of the marginalised and the searching." and that it is "Weirdly moving, tender and insightful", while John Clarke has praised Salom as "a wonderful storyteller".

Sue Woolfe says Waiting contains: "flashes of poetry and sudden insight and such profound compassion (it) should be labelled - WARNING: Could make the reader kinder".
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