‘The Red Piano’ playing well with schools and libraries

The Red PianoA NICE REVIEW of The Red Piano from the South Sound Book Review Council, a US library review website. Here’s an extract:

What a powerful human rights story told in a sparse, succinct styled prose. Also, appropriate to the pervasive bleakness of the situation, the illustrator did an outstanding job using black and grey watercolor illustrations punctuated by only one colour … red.

You can read the full review here.

We have had a lot of library and school orders for the book, which was on last year’s VCE drama syllabus. It was recently listed in children’s literature specialist Fran Knight’s booklet Literature to support the Australian Curriculum.