Ivy Loves to Give by Freya Blackwood
  

Ivy Loves to Give

Written by Freya Blackwood

Baby and Toddler   

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A touching sequence of pictures which delight in the pleasures of giving as Ivy hands out presents of all kinds. The jokes of the contrasts in the gifts and their recipients are nicely made in the cleverly designed pages and the resolution is charming.

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Ivy Loves to Give captures the generosity and spiritedness of a toddler. The generosity and spiritedness that grown-ups sometimes forget. Let this picture book be a warm reminder of the gift of giving. Ivy's gifts are sometimes a bit muddly but they are always from the heart. Internationally acclaimed illustrator Freya Blackwood explores the essence of generosity both in terms of giving and of receiving.

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Synopsis

Ivy Loves to Give by Freya Blackwood

Ivy is very generous with her giving. She offers a cup of tea to the chook, a flip-flop to a snail and a dummy to the cat. The presents aren't always perfect but they are always perfectly given.

About the Author

Freya Blackwood

Julia Eccleshare has recently interviewed Freya Blackwood, for Books For Keeps, to download and read the article click here.

Freya Blackwood is an illustrator of children’s books. She was born in Edinburgh and grew up in Orange in NSW, Australia. The daughter of a painter and an architect, she was encouraged to draw and paint from a young age. Freya completed a degree in Design (Visual Communications) at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) where she became interested in filmmaking. She worked for several years in the special effects industry in Sydney and then in Wellington, New Zealand, where she worked for Weta Workshop on The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.

Freya currently lives back in Australia, in the town where she grew up. She has a studio out in the backyard where she draws and paints. She has a young daughter who is a fabulous inspiration.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback

Author

Freya Blackwood
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Author's Website

www.freyablackwood.net

Publisher

Little Hare

Publication date

01/09/2009

ISBN

9781921541377

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Publisher Profile

Little Hare is an imprint of Little Hare

logo Little Hare Books is a delightful small book publisher that was launched in Sydney in 2001 by Mary and Rod Hare, with the aim of producing quality children's books that would appeal to children internationally. Little Hare is also known for commissioning and nurturing top Australian authors and illustrators, and there is now a strong demand for Little Hare books in the independent book trade and libraries worldwide, due to their heralded originality and sense of freshness.

Publisher's Website

www.littleharebooks.com/


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