Jack Frost by Kazuno Kohara
  

Jack Frost

Written by Kazuno Kohara

3+ readers   
Download an extract Add to wishlist Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

Charming simplicity is the key to this delicate two-colour picture book which captures a magical friendship between Jack Frost and the little boy who befriends him. Together, the two play happy, snow filled games; Jack Frost lasts just so long as the boy keeps his promise never to mention anything warm. But, one day he forgets…No explanation is needed but the book leaves a wonderful feeling of hope.

The LoveReading Comment:

A Useful book about Friendship. Jack, a boy with a frozen touch, is taught magic in an enchanted forest by magical creatures and trees. And it's up to Jack Frost to save this magic from the jealous, stupid, goblins. Kazuno Kohara's distinctive lino-cut illustrations and limited colour palette provide the perfect counterpart to her spare, witty storytelling in this stylish new picture book - her first was Haunted House - with great child appeal.

Synopsis

Jack Frost by Kazuno Kohara

If you lived in a house in the woods and all your friends were hibernating you'd probably hate winter, just like this little boy. But one day a strange spiky figure appears and transforms the boy's world into a winter wonderland! How long will the magic spell last?

About the Author

Kazuno Kohara

Kazuno Kohara grew up in Japan and came to the UK as a student, where she studied for an MA in printmaking at Anglia Ruskin University, graduating in 2007. The Haunted House, Kazuno's first book, drew great critical acclaim for its distinctive lino-cut design and was voted one of the Best Illustrated Children's Books by the New York Times in 2008. Her second book, Jack Frost, was published in October 2009. Kazuno currently lives in Cambridge.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Kazuno Kohara
More books by Kazuno Kohara

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

1st October 2010

ISBN

9780230705418

Categories


We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools