Read Banned Books: My Shadow is Purple

Book cover showing an early-grade white masculine-looking child with brown hair, round glases, a blue shirt, and hands in pockets of green pants.  The child is casting a shadow showing a purple silhouette of someone with outstretched arms, a bow tie, and a frilled skirt.  Text above the figures read 'My Shadow is PURPLE'  Below the figures, text says 'Written & illustrated by SCOTT STUART'.
Cover of 2022 edition (Source: Publisher website)
Title:My Shadow is Purple
Author:Scott Stuart
First published:2022

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This is an illustrated children's book that 'considers gender beyond binary in a vibrant spectrum of colour'. It was shortlisted for the Australian Book Industry Awards in 2023, under the category Small Publishers Children's Book of the Year.

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