Hare & Ruru: A Quiet Moment

Author(s): Laura Shallcrass

2021 NZ Children's Book Award Winners

This is the story of Hare, who struggles with an un-named mental malady self described as 'noise'. Noise could be runaway thoughts, voices in Hare's head, or loud feelings and general anxiety. Hare goes on a journey to try and find a solution. Just when Hare thinks there's no hope a friend, Ruru, flies calmly down and gives a suggestion. Hare ultimately feels better after doing three things: Talking to someone Focusing on breathing Connecting to nature This gentle story is for anybody who suffers from noises, anxiety or loud feelings.                     

Product Information

Winner - 2021 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults - Russell Clark Award for Illustration  Finalist - 2021 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults - Picture Book Award and the Best First Book Award

General Fields

  • : 9780995118058
  • : Beatnik Publishing
  • : Beatnik Publishing
  • : September 2020
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Laura Shallcrass
  • : Hardback
  • : 2009