Follow the daily routine of a Miner Dad and his family while on shift at the Mt. Rawdon Gold Mines. Part–Time Miner, Full-Time Dad is a children’s book for all mining families to enjoy. This story is based on a very special father-daughter relationship and how they adapt to living apart.
“Your Dad does something different to what most daddies do,
He’s a miner at a mine site and he does it all for you.”
‘Part-Time Miner, Full - Time Dad’ is a children’s story book written by Miner’s Wife, first time Mum and Author Steffi Bates. This book was created as a therapeutic tool that can be read daily with children, while their Dad is on shift. It aims to reduce separation anxiety in young children and explains the difference of their family dynamic. Steffi has based this story on her Husband Julien and their one year old daughter Sabine. It shares their personal experience on a seven and seven roster at the Mt Rawdon Gold Mines in Mount Perry, QLD. She hopes this book can sprinkle some happiness over all mining families and keep their loved ones safe.