The Simple Things
Published: 2014 by Allen & Unwin
Level: Primary Years (3-5)
For years Stephen has received birthday and Christmas money from his great aunt Lola. He’s always written her thank you letters but has never met her. Now he is going with his parents to stay with her for three whole weeks! She is so old – what will they do, what will they talk about, will she be scary? Stephen gradually learns about the importance of the simple things in life and begins to enjoy the company of his Aunt Lola.