Author(s): Kirli Saunders; Dub Leffler (Illustrator)
Winner of the Daisy Utemorrah Award Age range 8 to 12 New year new class new teachers Mr Milburn Mrs Szonyi (Zur-Knee) new shoes and shirts same old bottles green and gold... Meet 11-year-old Bindi. She's not really into maths but LOVES art class and playing hockey. Her absolute FAVOURITE thing is adventuring outside with friends or her horse, Nell. A new year starts like normal — school, family, hockey, dancing. But this year hasn't gone to plan! There's a big art assignment, a drought, a broken wrist AND the biggest bushfires her town has ever seen! Bindi is a verse novel for mid-upper primary students. Written 'for those who plant trees', Bindi explores climate, bush fires, and healing. Written from the point of view of 11-year-old, Bindi and her friends on Gundungurra Country.