Okra and Acacia; The Story of the Wattle Pattern Plate

  • Short listed Crichton Award (artist Brigitte Stoddart), 2003

When Acacia, the beautiful daughter of a bankrupt landowner, falls in love with Okra, a young Aboriginal stockman, their love seems doomed. But these two are determined nothing will keep them apart. Based on the Chinese tale The Willow Pattern Plate, the story, set in the Australian countryside, is illustrated with Brigitte Stoddart’s very fine papercuts.

Publisher: Hodder Headline

Year: 2002