The Angel with a Mouth Organ – Mattingley, Christobel

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Title

The Angel with a Mouth Organ

Author

Mattingley, Christobel

Illustrator

Lacis, Astra

Publisher

Hodder & Stoughton Australia

Published Date

1984

Annotation

As she decorates the Christmas tree with a glass angel, Mother describes her experiences as a little girl during World War II when she and her family were refugees. The glassĀ angel symbolises a new beginning in this moving picture book.

Key Concepts

Family, Hope, Refugees, War

Audience

Primary

AC Links/EYLF

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