Publisher's synopsis

Zana Fraillon’s The Bone Sparrow is an exceptional book for young adult readers, and this interview is an in-depth discussion of the themes and structure of the work.

The Bone Sparrow was awarded the Amnesty CILIP Honour Award, the ABIA Book of the Year for Older Readers, the Readings YA Book Prize, the IBBY Australian Honour Book and was listed on the the CBCA Honour Book. The Bone Sparrow was also shortlisted for the Carnegie Award, the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize, the 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Award, the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, the Queensland Literary Award and the INKY Awards.