The Boy Who Tried to Shrink His Name
by PARAPPUKKARAN, Sandhya & PEREIRA, Michelle
Published: 2021 by Hardie Grant Children\'s Publishing
Level: Early Years (R-2)
Schools , Picture book , Family & Relationships
2022 CBCA Shortlist. When Zimdalamishkermishkada starts a new school, he knows he’s got to do something about his long name. When no amount of shrinking, folding or crumpling works, he simply settles for Zim – but deep down, it doesn’t feel right. It’s not until a new friend sees him for who he truly is that Zimdalamishkermishkada finds the confidence to step boldly into his long name.