The Letterbox: A Short Story
When English girl Jodie moves to her husband’s home in Australia, the intense summer heat, unfamiliar culture, and mounting loneliness are compounded by an unexpected source of frustration…
…a letterbox shared with their Aunt Celia.
Tension mounts as privacy is invaded and letters are lost. Can Jodie find a solution before a family rift becomes irreparable?
A sweet, sensitive tale of learning to live in a new home, written by the author of The Red Umbrella.
The Red Umbrella: A Short Story
Paulie dreams of traveling the world, and with her red umbrella by her side she is ready to tackle anything. But when she loses her umbrella on the Paris Metro, Paulie must face the city’s streets without her trusted companion.
An eventful day and a chance encounter with a wise new friend teach Paulie what it truly means to be a world nomad.
In this exquisite and sensitive tale, Baverstock captures a young person’s wonder and embarrassment in a new country, deftly weaving humour, wisdom and a celebration of life.