Winner of the Children's Book Council of Australia Awards : Picture Book of the Year 2011

Two diverse cultures, countries and families are linked with warmth and charm in this two-in-one picture book.

This innovative picture book comprises two stories designed to be read simultaneously – one from the left, the other from the right. Page by page, we experience a day in the lives of two boys and their families. An Australian family, whose way of life strikes a familiar chord, and a family from a far away country with a way of life that differs more than one can imagine. As we read we discover the simple truth that despite these differences we are all the same. We are the mirror of each other.

  • Innovative dual-book format. Effectively communicates shared experiences and values, despite geographical and cultural differnences
  • The narrative is conveyed wordlessly, with a short introduction and author’s note in both English and Arabic

About The Author

Jeannie Baker was born in England where she finished Art College before moving to Australia. She is the author-artist of a number of distinguished picture books including Where the Forest Meets the Sea, a Boston Globe-Horn Honour Book, and the recipient of an IBBY Honor Award. Another of her picture books, Window, was short-listed for the Kate Greenaway Medal in Great Britain and won the Children’s Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Award. Her characteristic use of mixed media to create detailed and elaborate collages is stunning and unique. Where the Forest Meets the Sea and The Story of Rosy Dock have also been made into animated films, both directed by Jeannie.

 

Mirror (Hardcover)

$39.99Price
     

    Reviews & Ratings

    Shopping with us

    Company Information

    My Playroom retail shop is closed but we still processing online order and shipping out order during weekdays.

    Contactless pickup option is available by appointment from Mon - Fri 11am - 5pm only with strict safety protocols in place.

    We're following the advice of the Australian Government and World Health Organisation, and their recommendation on health and safety measures for minimising the spread of Covid-19.

     

    For online orders:

    Please be aware there are DELIVERY DELAYS with Australia Post across Australia.  

    An alternative Faster 'SENDLE' option is available for My Playroom's customers.  

    Please tick Express Australia Post or Faster 'SENDLE' $15.95 if you want your gifts to fly faster.

    (Extra Charges for Regional areas might apply)

     Free shipping exclude furniture. 

    My Playroom        Mandarin Immersion Program

    • My Playroom
    • My Playroom
    • Facebook
    • Instagram

    MY PLAYROOM PTY LTD ABN 38 632 534 617