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Saturday 12 October 2019

Review: From Above The Clouds

From Above The Clouds is a tale of abiding love. The main character is a young girl named Grace, who begs to hear her favourite story about her life as a tiny baby.

In her little life, Grace has already been through a very long journey to become the child she is today. Kezia Brett's lyrical text, deeply inspired by personal experiences, explores the wishes, dreams and fears of Grace's family and community, as they all learn that the little baby is very sick, and each brings hope, support and guidance.

This story highlights the love and joy that a new life brings, and the very real challenges that some children and their families experience, expressed in a gentle, hopeful way. Martina Heiduczek's illustrations are ethereal and joyous, giving a peacefulness to the story which deals with some difficult times in Grace's journey.

This is a beautiful, comforting book that demonstrates how valuable every child is, whether they are with us here or above the clouds.

Title: From Above The Clouds
Author: Kezia Brett
Illustrator: Martina Heiduczek
Publisher: Fierce Grace Publishing, $24.95
Publication Date:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780646976020
For ages: 4 - 8
Type: Picture Book