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Songs for our Sons

By Ruth Doyle
Illustrated by Ashling Lindsay

A lavish, gold foiled and poetic picture book with an inspirational message that no matter what is expected of a boy, he can be whoever he wants to be.

A star-scattered night, a brand new baby boy, and all the potential in the world… This is a poetic introduction to what it means to be a boy in the challenging times we live in, and all of the dazzling possibilities that await await him. A beautiful and poignant message is at the heart of this book: whatever is expected of boys, they can be whoever they want to be. With gold foil detail on the cover, this is a truly stunning gift for boys and parents at any key life moment, from birth to graduation.

  • The companion to this inspirational picture book, Dreams for our Daughters, is set for release in 2021.
  • A lavish cover glittering with foil makes this the perfect gift for the milestone moments in a child’s life, from birth to graduation.
  • Ruth Doyle is a nurse, social worker and farmer turned debut picture book writer with a unique voice.

About the author

Ruth Doyle always planned to be a writer, but trained as a nurse and studied social care first in order to gain a better understanding of people of all ages and walks of life. She lives on a mini farm in Kent with her family and an assortment of animals.

About the illustrator

Ashling Lindsay is an illustrator from Belfast. Her first book, The Night Box, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and the Klaus Flugge prize for illustration. Ashling is currently working towards her MA at Belfast School of Art.

ISBN: 9781783448500
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: October 7, 2020
Dimensions: 225 x 300mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $29.99
New Zealand RRP: $32.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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