"Peace can be found
and touched and heard
I know I'll always find you,
brave and welcome bird..."
Fragile and sometimes fleeting, peace can be sought and found in all of us. A Boy Like Me is a beautiful and inspiring story about finding peace, no matter who, or where, we are.
Libby Hathorn's an award-winning author of more than forty books for children and young people. Her stories have been translated into several languages and adapted for stage and screen.
Libby was awarded the Centenary Medal in 2003 for her services to children's literature. More recently her novels Fire Song and Letters to a Princess were commended in the Society of Women Writers of NSW bi-annual awards, and Fire Song was highly commended in the Prime Minister's Literary Awards, 2010.
Bruce Whatley is one of Australia's most talented children's book authors and illustrators. He has published a number of bestselling books with HarperCollins Australia, including Little White Dogs Can't Jump. He has also co-created a number of successful picture books with Jackie French including Diary of a Wombat, Jospehine Wants to Dance and Pete the Sheep.
Both Libby and Bruce have won numerous awards for their work.
A Boy Like Me
Author: Libby Hathorn
Illustrator: Bruce Whatley