Alija’s only companion is his dog, but his optimism and courage in the face of adversity and loneliness is touching and inspiring. Andrew McLean’s superb illustrations capture perfectly the landscape, mood and warmth of John Heffernan’s poignant story.
John Heffernan’s books include Spud, Rachel’s Forest, CBD and More Than Gold
Andrew McLean has illustrated many award-winning picture books, including Highway, Josh, Dog Tales and Hector and Maggie.
Dimensions: 235 x 256 mm (w x h)
Page Count: 32pp
- CBCA 2002 Picture Book of the Year Honour Book
- CBCA 2002 Book of the Year: Younger Readers Winner
|Date of Publication||2002, 2014|