The Important Things

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New Frontier Publishing

Christopher’s father has faded from his life, so his mum gives all of the father’s old things to a secondhand store.  When the things start to reappear in the house, Christopher’s mum discovers a secret about her son.

  • Shortlisted 2011 Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Award
Pete’s odd fact

Many of the old things in the book – slippers, hat, box of records – really belong to me.  I just looked around my room when I was writing and illustrating the story, and put them in.