Stubborn Seed of Hope

      Falkner, Brian;

Stubborn Seed of Hope

A collection of gripping short stories themed around fear and hope written by internationally acclaimed children’s author Brian Falkner.

A boy helps his sister disguise her birthmark on her first day of school. A seventeen-year-old awakens to find himself trapped in an elderly body.A teenage girl discovers her boyfriend has a life-threatening virus the day after they share their first kiss.A high school student tries to communicate to his hospitalised brother who is in a vegetative state.

Brian Falkner serves up bite-sized tales of fear – fear of rejection, fear of dying, fear of disease, fear of the unknown, fear of exclusion, fear of being caught and fear of embarrassment – showing how that stubborn seed of hope hungers our darkest moments.

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