Ziba Came on a Boat

Author(s): Liz Lofthouse; Robert R. Ingpen (Illustrator)

Picture Books

Ziba came on a boat. A soggy old fishing boat that creaked and moaned as it rose and fell, rose and fell across an endless sea ...

Based on real events, Ziba Came on a Boatis the moving story of a little girl whose family has lost almost everything. This beautiful picture book takes us on her brave journey to make a new life, far from home.

'This tender story of hope is timeless.' The Sunday Age


Product Information

Liz Lofthouse lives in Perth, WA, with her husband and their two daughters. After graduating from teachers' college she spent several years working in local schools before heading off to travel the world. She now teaches at a primary school and has worked in a volunteer capacity with local refugees. She was inspired to write after hearing stories told by people from the Hazara community - refugees from Afghanistan who now live in Perth.

General Fields

  • : 9780143505518
  • : Penguin Books Australia
  • : Puffin
  • : July 2012
  • : 24.70 cmmm X 24.90 cmmm X 0.40 cmmm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 823.4
  • : 32
  • : Liz Lofthouse; Robert R. Ingpen (Illustrator)
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : Robert Ingpen
  • : en