Brave Adventures, Little Girl

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A Visual Feast, Heartwarming and Inspirational: Review of Brave Adventures, Little Girl by Iresha Herath

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12 November 2019

A Visual Feast, Heartwarming and Inspirational: Review of Brave Adventures, Little Girl by Iresha Herath

Synopsis

Visiting her grandparents is always an adventure, and Anika can’t wait to show them what she’s learned in kindergarten. But things don’t always go to plan. Can her grandfather, Seeya, help Anika overcome the fear she sometimes feels when trying new things? And what fantastical stories will he tell of his adventures that can help her feel brave?
Oscar Fa
About the author

Oscar Fa

Oscar Fa is a freelance French artist specialising in concept art and digital illustration. He undertakes projects such as book cover design, illustrated books, children’s picture books and concept art. He has always been curious and passionate about painting, and tries to fill his days with colour.

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Iresha Herath
About the author

Iresha Herath

Iresha is a proud mother of a gorgeous daughter. She is a senior lawyer, playwright, and now, a children’s book author with her whimsical work Brave Adventures, Little Girl. Her accomplished legal career spans twenty years, taking her from magic circle legal firms, to work as a Ministerial Adviser, and now as a Senior Executive and Chief Legal Officer for a 6000-staff health service. Her career has involved considerable pro bono work, including as a Director of the Law Institute of Victoria, and a One Girl Ambassador, and she is regularly invited to speak at leadership and legal forums. Iresha’s theatre company, 9minds, has produced several acclaimed main-stage plays in Australia, starting with the youth play triumph Angels with Dirty Faces, which she co-wrote. The company has also spear-headed Arts’-based social justice advocacy with a lauded Australian get out the vote video campaign for marriage equality. In recent years, Iresha and her family have focused on the redevelopment of her late father’s childhood home in Sri Lanka to a boutique hotel, The Notary’s House, which she hopes will attract artists from across the world. The house, her father and daughter all have starring roles in Brave Adventures, Little Girl.

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