Thursday, August 11, 2016

Edward's Magic Paintbox by Sue Robinson and Helen Leach

Another interesting tale from Sue Robinson who grew up in the Blue Mountains. This beautifully illustrated book by award winning artist Helen Leach not only deals with bushfires but the rebirth of nature after the devastation. Edward can't believe no-one is making a fuss of him on his seventh birthday. Why all the rushing around and why are they going to Grandma's when he could be celebrating his birthday with his friends at school? His initial disappointment is quickly abated after he receives a special set of water colours which Edward immediately puts to good use. Everyone is intrigued by the painting, could it really be magical?

  1. Edward at work