About the author:
Diana Menefy is based in Northland and writes fiction and non-fiction for children and young adults. Her titles include River Crossing, The Shadow of the Boyd, and 1915 Wounds of War. She has also published several stories for adults.
About the illustrator:
Malene Reynolds Laugesen is originally from Denmark but moved to New Zealand in 2008. She began her career working in animation where she worked as an assistant animator and later art director. She has illustrated several books, two of which are award winning. Since moving to New Zealand she has been focusing on painting and exhibiting her art work.
I Had a Brother - Diana Menefy / Malene Laugesen
A small boy watches the strange events that unfold with the birth of his baby brother, who is born with a heart defect.
Through his eyes we see the tragedy unfold.
With assistance from Creative New Zealand