A Gift of Squares – Wignell, Edel

<p>A Gift of Squares</p>

Title

A Gift of Squares

Author

Wignell, Edel

Illustrator

Bradbury, Catherine

Publisher

Hamilton

Published Date

1986

Annotation

Emma is 10-years-old when her family move from England to Warradale, a country town in Australia. She is very homesick and lonely. The teacher at her new school is returning to England and the class wish to give her a gift. Emma suggests they make a friendship quilt. With the making of this quilt, Emma finds friendship and belonging.

Key Concepts

Friendship, Migration

Audience

Primary

AC Links/EYLF

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