Mia's Story

By Michael Foreman
Illustrated by Michael Foreman

A story of hope and dreams set in a poverty-stricken community in South America.

Mia lives with her family in a small South American village beneath the snowy mountains. Their house is put together from the dumped rubbish of the city. One day Mia s father brings her a puppy, which she calls Poco because he s so small. When Poco runs away, Mia travels far up into the mountains to search for him. There she finds some white mountain flowers, growing under the stars, as well as something much more powerful hope.

  • Inspired by the author s visit, the realistic setting provides a powerful and fresh vision of a vastly different society.

About the author

Michael Foreman is one of the world s leading creators of children s books. Working alone on popular titles such as "Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish", "War Boy" and bestselling collections of nursery and playtime rhymes, he also illustrates the work of other authors as diverse as Terry Jones and Michael Morpurgo, Dickens, Shakespeare and Wilde. He lives in London.


2006: English 4-11 Book Awards

Established in 1995, the awards are presented to the best children's illustrated books of the year. The winning books are chosen by the editorial board of English 4-11, the journal for primary teachers. - Winner

2006: V&A Illustration Awards

The V&A Illustration Awards are held annually to highlight the best book and editorial illustration published in the UK in the previous year. Their aim is to encourage, recognise and celebrate high standards of creativity in the industry - Shortlisted

ISBN: 9781406305333
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: April 1, 2007
Dimensions: 260 x 215mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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