Bottle of Happiness, A by Pippa Goodhart
  

Bottle of Happiness, A

Written by Pippa Goodhart
Illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi

3+ readers   5+ readers   UKLA 2018   

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Longlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award

A new fable that goes full circle as it explores the value of possessions against values of friendship and fun. This story offers lots for children to think about and learn from, illustrated with jazzy patchwork pictures in a style that they might like to try out for themselves.

Synopsis

Bottle of Happiness, A by Pippa Goodhart

Pim and dog Tiddle went over a mountain, and found a rich market place. Pim asked a man, Please may I eat one of those beautiful fruits? What will you give me in return for the fruit? said the man. I haven't got anything, said Pim. There must be something that your people have that we don't, said a woman. Pim looked around. I think we have more happiness than you have, said Pim. Bring us some of that, then, said the man. But how can you bottle and transport happiness?

About the Author

Pippa Goodhart

Pippa Goodhart completed a history degree and then trained as an infant teacher before taking on a job at Heffers Children’s Bookshop in Cambridge where she worked for five years, latterly as a manager. Moving to Leicester when she married, she began to work as a publisher’s reader and to teach, but began writing when her children were little.

Her first book was published in 1994 and over forty more have been published since then. She teaches writing to adults and works as a consultant.

She has three daughters and a husband who all help her writing by being critical when they are asked to be!

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
24 pages

Author

Pippa Goodhart
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Author's Website

www.pippagoodhart.co.uk/

Publisher

Tiny Owl Publishing Ltd

Publication date

22nd September 2016

ISBN

9781910328200

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