Baby Business - Hardcover


  • Winner of the 2020 CBCA Award for New Illustrator
  • Baby Business tells the story of a Darug baby smoking ceremony that welcomes baby to country. The smoke is a blessing – it will protect the baby and remind them that they belong
  • This beautiful ritual is recounted in a way young children will completely relate to and is enhanced by gentle illustrations
  • Darug language words are integrated throughout, with a glossary at the back. Central to this stunning book is a message of connection to Country and the need to care for it

Jasmine Seymour is a Darug woman and a descendant of Maria Lock, daughter of Yarramundi, the Boorooberongal Elder who had met Governor Phillip on the banks of the Hawkesbury in 1791. It is Jasmine's wish that through her books, everyone will know that the Darug mob are still here, still strong. Jasmine is a primary school teacher in the Hawkesbury area of NSW.

Pages: 32

Published: June 2019

Size (cm):  25 x 25 x 0.5

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