Jessica’s Box

Jessica heading

New Frontier Publishing

Jessica’s Box is the story of a young girl starting school.  Each day, she takes something special in her cardboard box in the hope of winning friends.  Day after day, it doesn’t work, until Jessica discovers the one thing she must take, and it’s not quite what she expected.

  • Shortlisted Queensland Premier’s Literary Award
  • Shortlisted CBCA Crichton Award for Emerging Illustrators
  • CBCA Notable Book
  • Shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Award
  • A revised edition of Jessica’s Box was released in 2014, in conjunction with the Cerebral Palsy Alliance.  In this edition, the text remains the same, but the illustrations show Jessica in a wheelchair.