Week 5 Téa&Belle Indigenous Book Club
Teter Mek and the Mystery of Pearl Shell Island
Age range 8 to 12
About the authors
Jasmin Herro is a multi award winning Indigenous businesswoman. When asked by her daughter about their Torres Strait Islander heritage, she realised that she knew very little about her own culture.
Teter Mek’s story mirrors Jasmin’s journey of discovering her cultural identity.
Kevin Lee is an artist, a writer and poet currently completing his Masters of Arts at University of Western Sydney. With his sister Jasmin Herro the pair has collaborated to co-write Teter Mek’s story.
Kevin is passionate about their Chinese and Torres Strait Islander cultures.