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SHORTLISTED, 2023 AUSTRALIAN BOOK INDUSTRY AWARDS, SMALL PUBLISHERS' CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR
An insightful and humorous story of a young girl’s determination to be who she wants to be.
Teish is a sassy, soon-to-be 8-year-old and the apple of her dad’s eye. She believes more than anything, that she is a Disney princess. Her older siblings, Karan and Kim, like to remind her that she isn’t. Teish is determined to believe that she can be whoever she wants to be.
With the help of boisterous, irreverent cousins and friends, a princesses-of-colour party with all the trimmings and an adventure to the beach, Teish teaches her family that she can be a princess and remain true to herself.
But will her siblings accept her being a feisty Koori Princess?
“Gentle learnings about Aboriginal culture and heroes are woven through the book.”
– Annie Waters, Books+Publishing
“Koori Princess is a great story and offers a springboard for discussions about stereotyping and race for kids…”
– Fran Knight, ReadPlus