Dealing with parental mental illness: THE SURPRISING POWER OF A GOOD DUMPLING

The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling was one of my favourite books of 2019. It’s a Young Adult contemporary about Anna Chiu, a Chinese-Australian girl growing up in Ashfield, Sydney. She’s in Year 11 at school and trying to cope with average marks, her snarky scholarship-winning sister, Lily, and …

Author Talk – Oliver Phommavanh

Byron Bibliotherapy was very excited to sponsor an author event with Oliver Phommavanh last month, hosted by the Brunswick Heads Girl Guides and Scouts. He was a hilarious speaker, keeping the children enthralled, and the adults had tears of laughter too. I honestly laughed the most I had for ages …