0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

We are open! For operations and delivery updates due to COVID-19. (click here)

Description - Ships in the Field by Susanne Gervay

Australia is an immigrant nation with many stories. Award-winning author Susanne Gervay and award-winning illustrator Anna Pignataro are part of that immigrant and refugee story. Susanne's parents were post-war Hungarian refugees who migrated to Australia. Anna's parents were postwar Italian refugees who migrated to Australia.

In a unique collaboration, Susanne and Anna have created a moving and significant picture book, Ships in the Field. It crosses boundaries in a universal recognition that children are part of the journey of war, migration, loss and healing. Through warmth, humour, pathos and story within story, it breaks the silence, engaging children, families and community.

Buy Ships in the Field by Susanne Gervay from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781921665233
ISBN-10: 1921665238
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 268mm x 8mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Ford Street Publishing Pty Ltd
Publisher: Ford Street Publishing Pty Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2012
Country of Publication: Australia

Other Editions - Ships in the Field by Susanne Gervay

Book Reviews - Ships in the Field by Susanne Gervay

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Ships in the Field book by Susanne Gervay and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Book Review: Ships in the Field by Susanne Gervay - Reviewed by (21 Dec 2013)

Ships in the Field is quite an interesting story and there is something for adults and children alike.

The story is about a young girl who was brought up during the war, when the war outbreaks they are told that they need to move and hence the trip and adventure of the immigrant family on the ship.

The story is most definitely interesting although there are some aspects that young children may not understand. History lessons can be good and the book can take that form. There has been particular care given to the illustrations to create the right feel. Worth a read.


Author Biography - Susanne Gervay

Susanne Gervay is recognised for her writing on social justice. Her bestselling books include her Jack books - I Am Jack, Super Jack and Always Jack and young adult novel Butterflies. Winner of the Crichton Award in 1998, Anna Pignataro has created over forty books for children. Shortlisted by the CBCA and YABBA, many of her books are Notables. The bestselling Always, Together and Princess and Fairy are published in eleven countries and enjoyed in seven languages.

A Preview for this title is currently not available.

Customers Also Bought

Boomerang Books customers who bought Ships in the Field by Susanne Gervay also bought the following titles:

Day War Came by Nicola Davies
Hardback, June 2018
$21.24 $24.99
Rainbow Bird by Czenya Cavouras
Hardback, September 2007
$23.70 $24.95
Grandad's Secret Giant by David Litchfield
Hardback, March 2017
$18.69 $21.99
Unlikely Friendships in Nature by Pavla Hanackova
Hardback, June 2017
$16.96 $19.95

Books By Susanne Gervay

Elephants Have Wings by Susanne Gervay
Hardback, April 2018
$22.49 $24.99
Elephants Have Wings (PB) by Susanne Gervay
Paperback / softback, April 2018
$13.49 $14.99
The Boy in the Big Blue Glasses by Susanne Gervay
Paperback / softback, June 2020
$18.99 $19.99
Butterflies by Susanne Gervay
Paperback / softback, January 2001
$14.44 $16.99