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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Sarah's Heavy Heart
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" 'Sarah knew the heart would always be hers to carry. She just wished it wasn't so heavy.' A magical story about a little girl's search for friendship and love." (Source: publisher's website.)

Adaptations

Sarah’s Heavy Heart Peter Carnavas , Sue Rider , 2015 single work drama

'Sarah has a heavy heart. It's difficult to carry, getting on the bus is tricky, school and play-time present problems and it makes bath time impossible. But she carries it with her wherever she goes. 

'One day Sarah meets a boy who blows in with the wind. His heart is so light it carries him away. Sarah follows the boy through trees and buildings until he lands on the outside of town. Together, the new friends realise they are a perfect balance and can help each other on their journey back to the town. 

'Adapted from Peter Carnavas’s beautiful picture book, Sarah’s Heavy Heart is a heart-warming, whimsical work filled with movement, music, life and laughter. '(Production summary)

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has a Chinese translation.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Frenchs Forest, Killarney Heights - Frenchs Forest area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: New Frontier , 2009 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 32p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 9781921042058
    • Frenchs Forest, Killarney Heights - Frenchs Forest area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: New Frontier , 2011 .
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      Extent: 32p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published 11 October 2014

      ISBN: 9781925059212 (paperback)
Alternative title: Yu jian ni, zhen hao
Alternative title: 遇见你, 真好
Language: Chinese
Notes:
Text in simplified Chinese script.

Works about this Work

Untitled Helen Martin , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 53 no. 3 2009; (p. 22-23)

— Review of Sarah's Heavy Heart Peter Carnavas , 2009 single work picture book
[Untitled] Liz Derouet , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 24 no. 3 2009; (p. 28)

— Review of Sarah's Heavy Heart Peter Carnavas , 2009 single work picture book
[Untitled] Liz Derouet , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 24 no. 3 2009; (p. 28)

— Review of Sarah's Heavy Heart Peter Carnavas , 2009 single work picture book
Untitled Helen Martin , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 53 no. 3 2009; (p. 22-23)

— Review of Sarah's Heavy Heart Peter Carnavas , 2009 single work picture book
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