Enough - A story about community

Written by Sarah Johnson 

Illustrated by Deborah Hinde

Published by PictureBook Publishing

ISBN: 978-0-473-55708-9


Nearly enough,

sort of enough,

almost enough ...


In Hana’s street there is not enough.

Until Hana decides to do something about it.

Although Hana’s attempts to help are in the

beginning successful, when winter comes, then

hardship, she is unable to meet everyone’s needs.

At the point where she despairs, her family and

the neighbours she has helped step in and offer

to give her a hand. By pulling together they build

a resilient community in which everyone has



Enough is a story about community, kindness and

the power of helping hands.

This book is also a way for younger children to

reflect on and make sense of what has happened

in the current pandemic, through story.


Enough is a resource that whānau and teachers

can use to discuss and explore what it means to

be a community, and ways to respond and look

after each other in times of need.

Both Sarah and I gratefully acknowledge the support from CLNZ. Because of that support, one dollar from each book sold will be donated to Feed the Kids, Whaingaroa