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Leaf Stone Beetle

Leaf Stone Beetle is a gentle and charming tale about a leaf, a stone and a beetle whose lives are disrupted by a storm.


Further Information

They lose their communities, their homes and their moorings, but by chance and effort they find solace and new community with each other. In the deftly talented hands of Ursula Dubosarsky, Leaf Stone Beetle is also a meditation on disruption, transience and eternity.

Ursula Dubosarsky is an award-winning author who has published many novels as well as a number of books for younger children, several of which have won prestigious national literary prizes.

Gaye Chapman is a multi-talented artist and illustrator who has won a range of prominent national and international awards for both her fine art and her picture books, Gaye’s mark making, colour sense, characterisation and innovative vision are second to none.

Additional Information


Ursula Dubosarsky

Illustration Style

Black and white illustrations


Gaye Chapman



Page Extent

32 pages

Reading Age

Middle grade

Rights Sold



AUD$16.99 (hbk)


195 X 165 mm