Harry and Hopper
Written by Margaret Wild
Illustrated by Freya Blackwood
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Winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2010.
Harry and his dog Hopper have done everything together ever since Hopper was a jumpy little puppy. But one day the unthinkable happens and Hopper will never be there again. But Harry is not ready to let him go just yet.
CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal SHORTLIST 2010: Judges’ comments
This book really stands out with its excellent use of muted colour, perspective, and exterior and interior space. The result is a powerful take on the father-son relationship, and a much-loved pet’s death; an issue that is very well handled, with Harry’s emotions and memories of Hopper expressed visually to great effect.
Harry and Hopper by Margaret Wild
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