"Do Not Go Around The Edges" by Daisy Utemorrah

"Do Not Go Around The Edges" by Daisy Utemorrah

SKU: 17

Illustrated by Pat Torres


WINNER – 1992 Australian Multicultural Children’s Book Award

SHORTLISTED – 1991 Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year for Young Readers


This remarkable book weaves together the story of Daisy Utemorrah’s life with a collection of playful parables and poems. Exploring themes such as Creation, tradition, memories, family and most importantly, country, Do Not Go around the Edges imbues a simple autobiographical story with humour and depth, and will appeal to adults and children alike. Retold with love and honour, be transported to a place where time stands still...

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