Sharing the story behind the Torres Strait Islander flag in new children’s book

The book was co-authored by the son of flag's original designer, continuing the story's legacy.
Illustration from 'Our Flag, Our Story' children's book about the Torres Strait Islander flag. Eight smiling children stand in front of the flag, hills and ocean.

Our Flag, Our Story: The Torres Strait Islander Flag is a new children’s picture book that tells the history of the Torres Strait Islander flag, and the symbolism, identity and culture behind it. It has been written for children aged 5-12, and includes support materials for teachers to use the book as a learning tool in the Australian curriculum.

Published by Magabala Books, Our Flag, Our Story is authored by Bernard Namok Junior and Thomas Mayo, with illustrations by Tori-Jay Mordey.

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