- About the Author & Illustrator
Maja had just moved to the little island and she missed home terribly. When she finds a friend, things get better, but when her friend moves away, her world crumbles once more. With time, Maja discovers that distances do not matter; the friendships she finds will stay with her always, and goodbyes are not forever.
Hello Goodbye Little Island is about learning to form new and meaningful relationships. A “look-and-find” activity on every page will also engage readers as they discover more about the little island.
Leila Boukarim was born in Lebanon and raised in several countries. She now resides in Singapore with her husband and two wonderful children. Since discovering that her firstborn is a highly sensitive child, Leila has dedicated herself to shedding light on what it is like to have a child who does not enjoy the playground, sprinklers or parties, and to writing books that speak to these extraordinary children. Her self-published books, All Too Much for Oliver and Aiden Finds a Way, have been recommended by Dr Elaine Aron, the thought leader and research psychologist who coined the term "highly sensitive"
Barbara Moxham was born in Munich and raised in Sydney. She currently calls Singapore home. After completing a Bachelor of Design in Visual Communications and a Master of Art in Painting and Drawing, she worked as an art director and graphic designer. Her incurable book addiction and becoming a mum lead her to picture book illustration. She has illustrated two books for highly sensitive children and hopes to help all children realise that being uniquely different is actually super cool.
Cover Type: Hardcover
Page Count: 40
Year Published: 2017