The Boy Who Tried to Shrink His Name

A warm and uplifting story that encourages young readers to celebrate their individuality, and shows how no-one should ever have to shrink themselves down to fit in.​

2022 Children’s Book Council of Australia Notable book. Check out the Notables list here

New Book

The Boy Who Tried to Shrink His Name

A warm and uplifting story that encourages young readers to celebrate their individuality, and shows how no-one should ever have to shrink themselves down to fit in.​

Available in libraries and bookstores from 18 August, 2021

Fun Facts about

Sandhya Parappukkaran

  • I love mangoes – green ones! Dipped in salt and chilli powder.
  • My first language – Malayalam. This word is a pallindrome!
  • Sandhya (Sun-dhya) means dusk. Parappukkaran is pronounced Para-pu:-ka:-ren.
  • I visit the library once a week.
  • Galahs are my favourite bird. You can see them around Brisbane.

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