Lilli’s family is moving from the bush to the city and Lilli is sure she’ll be horribly lonely. She’ll miss the mangoes, she’ll miss her cousins, and most of all she’ll miss her Nan. But Nan sends a special friend south with Lilli, a secret Shadow to look after her. And Lilli discovers life in the city isn’t so bad after all.
An illustrated first chapter book showing the interaction between Aboriginal beliefs and the modern world.
About the Waarda series
Waarda, Noongar for talking and sharing stories and information, is an exciting children’s series by First Nations authors. Initiated by renowned artist and writer Sally Morgan, the series was designed to support the literacy needs of Indigenous children in primary school, by making available to them stories written by First Nations authors. At the same time, it introduces non-Indigenous children to the richness and depth of First nations storytelling. Above all, it is a collection of fun, interesting and diverse first chapter books for new readers.