How the Sun Got to Coco's House
Written by Bob Graham
Illustrated by Bob Graham
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As Coco’s parents tuck her into bed, far away the winter sun is rising on a polar bear and her cubs. We follow the sun as it skids ‘giddy’ across the sea, caught briefly in the eye of a whale, and on as it shines on different lands and people, chasing the night, until at last it barges through Coco’s window! ‘After such a dash, the sun had time on its hands’ and, but for a few passing clouds, they spend the whole day together. Graham’s sun’s eye view of the world is breathtakingly beautiful, his soft watercolours infusing quiet snowy scenes and a raucous family breakfast with equal warmth and humanity. This special book makes the world a smaller place. ~ Andrea Reece
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How the Sun Got to Coco's House by Bob Graham
From prolific and multi-award winning writer and illustrator Bob Graham comes an enchanting story about the sun, and how it makes its journey from the far side of the world to the home of one small girl. The sun rises up behind a snowy peak and casts its mellow dawn light for the wandering polar bears. It skims across the icy water, touching a fisherman's hat and catching for a moment in the eye of a whale. It beams through the trees of frozen forests and makes shadows in a little girl's footsteps before gliding over cities, darting down lanes and waiting patiently for an old lady to open her window. The sun races through the countryside, greeting snow cats and bears. High over a desert it meets the rain in a halo of colours...The sun leaps whole countries, chasing the night, before bursting at last in a fanfare of warm golden light through Coco's window!
Every picture book tells its own story, and through them all, Bob Graham encourages readers to reflect on, and reach out to, the world around them. – Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian
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6th August 2015
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