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Open Your Heart to Country

Open Your Heart to Country

Author: Jasmine Seymour

Illustrator: Jasmine Seymour

Publisher: Magabala Books

Published: June 2022

This magical story, written and illustrated by award-winning author Jasmine Seymour, is a First Nations book with a text written in both Dharug and English. It’s an inspiring delight, teaching the reader about a spiritually rich culture through gentle and encouraging language.

The book’s exquisite collages complement the text with images of land, sea and sky, ultimately creating a story of belonging and healing achieved through the reconnection to country. As the text urges: Open your heart to country. Listen to its language. Learn how to speak its song.

This is a work suitable for children of all ages, as well as their parents and teachers.

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