Set in a country town, Bread and Honey is a story about working out where you fit in. From much-loved children’s author Ivan Southall. First published in 1970, it won the CBCA Book of the Year Award, Older Readers the following year.
Ivan Southall AM (1921–2008) is best known for his award-winning, bestselling children’s books such as Hill’s End (1962), Ash Road (1965), To the Wild Sky (1967), Bread and Honey (1970), Josh (1971) and The Night Watch (1983). In 2003 he was awarded the Dromkeen Medal, given annually to an Australian resident for outstanding achievement in the creation of Australian children’s and young adult literature.