Publisher's synopsis

When bricks start to go missing from the town of Littlelight, the mayor whips his citizens into a frenzy of aggravation. But when the townspeople find the thief, and her motive, they discover perhaps it is the mayor who is the problem.

Illustrated in moody black and white with dynamic neon highlights, this is a thought-provoking tale of tolerance and acceptance.


  • Children’s Peace Literature Award (Shortlist 2021)
  • West Australian Young Readers’ Book Award (Shortlist 2021)
  • Western Australian Premier’s Prize for Writing for Children (Shortlisted 2021)
  • Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards (Notable 2021)

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