Our Home, Our Heartbeat

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Adapted from Briggs’ celebrated song 'The Children Came Back', Our Home, Our Heartbeat is a celebration of past and present Indigenous legends, as well as emerging generations, and at its heart honours the oldest continuous culture on earth.

Readers will recognise Briggs' distinctive voice and contagious energy within the pages of Our Home, Our Heartbeat, signifying a new and exciting chapter in children's Aboriginal publishing.

Winner of the 2020 Children's Picture Book of the Year Australian Book Industry Award.

This is the kind of book I wish I'd had at school ... showing a vibrant, vast community of Indigenous people, rather than ... a culture existing in the past.

— Adam Briggs

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