Written by Helen Ward
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Shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award 2009. The most overlooked threat in the world today is the loss of peace and tranquility. Can someone find the time and space to stop, think and plant the seeds of change before it’s too late. Sparing, wistful words are brought to life by involving and epic images to make the imagination and the heart soar. The result is a sight to behold.
What the Kate Greenaway Award judges said:
'A breathtaking and magical piece of work, that is wholly original and allows your imagination space to work. Craste makes outstanding use of light to haunting and often poignant effect.'
Varmints by Helen Ward
Here Ward's brief lament for the loss of nature's peace and quiet to rampant urbanization really gets tricked out by elaborate packaging, occasional translucent pages and Craste's hyper-atmospheric digital art. The soft sounds of bees and birds once "touched and warmed the hearts of those FEW who paused and cared to listen," but that was before the OTHERS arrived with immense skyscrapers and so much noise that all thought was driven away.
About the Author
Interest Age: 4+
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1st October 2007
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