Lucia and Lawrence

By Joanna Francis

Book :
Lucia and Lawrence
Author/Illustrator :
Joanna Francis
Publisher :
New Frontier Publishing
Suitable :
Pre-Primary to Year 3

When Lucia notices her new neighbour, Lawrence, she decides to introduce herself. But Lawrence is
different from Lucia. She is loud and bright, while he is soft and quiet. Lucia finds making friends easy, but it’s not the same for Lawrence. Together they must come to understand that their differences will only make their friendship stronger.

A celebration of difference and the strength of friendship that will appeal to students learning to navigate their own relationships.

Links to the Western Australian Curriculum: Literature (In particular Responding to Literature), Language, Literacy, Health, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, and Critical and Creative Thinking.