One Step at a Time
Published: 2015 by MidnightSun Publishing
Level: Early Years (R-2)
The focus of this beautiful story is the relationship between a boy, Luk, and the baby elephant, Mali. Luk and his grandmother work hard in the mountains dragging timber from the forest. When Mali is badly injured in a landmine explosion, Luk nurtures and supports the elephant to recovery. A story of love and courage with wonderful illustrations of reproduced, hand coloured lino prints reflecting the culture and environment of the South-East Asian setting. CBCA Honours book 2016.