Photographs in the Mud

Dianne Wolfer


The Kokoda Track, 1942. Jack and Hoshi are soldiers from opposing armies, who meet in battle and discover they have much more in common than they could ever realise. Told from the point of view of two soldiers, one Australian, the other Japanese, Photographs in the Mud reveals the personal human tragedy of war for both the soldiers and their loved ones at home.


  • Paperback
  • 32 pages
  • Suitable for older audiences. Realities of war are discussed and evident in illustrations. 

Praise for the Book

‘… a stunning book that will force readers young and old to assess their own beliefs of just war theory. Not to be missed.’ Reading Time

About the Author
Dianne Wolfer is an award-winning author. Her book Lighthouse Girl served as inspiration for PIAF’s The Giants and was adapted into a stage production by Black Swan State Theatre Company. One of Dianne’s picture books, Photographs in the Mud (set along the Kokoda Track), was inspired by a wartime anecdote, has been used as an international peace reference and was also published in Japanese.

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