Teacup – Young, Rebecca

<p>Teacup</p>

Title

Teacup

Author

Young, Rebecca

Illustrator

Ottley, Matt

Publisher

Scholastic Australia

Published Date

2015

Annotation

A young boy has to leave his homeland carrying only a book, a bottle, a blanket and a teacup with earth from where he used to play. In this picture book’s poetic and moving text, the young boy is protected by a tree that grows from the soil in his teacup. He longs for his past while searching the horizon for land where he eventually arrives safely.

Key Concepts

Hope, Refugees, Resilience

Audience

Upper primary, Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

English, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACELA1528, ACELA1529, ACELT1619, ACELT1621, ACELT1622, ACELT1803, ACELA1540, ACELA1541, ACELT1626, ACELT1627, ACELT1628, ACELT1807