Shortlist year: 
2017
Shortlist category: 
Children's literature
Published by: 
Scholastic Australia

About the book

Book cover of Figgy and the President by Tamsin Janu

Funny, original story from a young, award-winning author. The sequel to NSW Premier's Literary Award winner Figgy in the World. Figgy gets a role in a movie, and her friend Nana wants to be the President. But Figgy's mama is sick and expecting a baby, and Nana's father takes him away. Suddenly, Figgy's life changes course. This is an inspiring story about resourcefulness, courage and helping others.