Mole's Sunrise by Jeanne Willis

Mole's Sunrise

Written by Jeanne Willis
Illustrated by Sarah Fox-Davies

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A beautifully illustrated and moving story about a blind mole who wonders what a sunset is like. This is a heart-warming tale about the shared experience of blind Mole and his friends.

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Mole's Sunrise by Jeanne Willis

Mole had never seen the sunrise. 'I'd love to see it', he said. When his good friends, Vole, Rabbit, Squirrel and Sparrow take him down to the lake to show him the sunrise, their vivid descriptions help him to see it in his mind and he is able to imagine the rising sun and experience its beauty for himself.

About the Author

Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis was born in St Albans, Herts, in 1959. As a young girl she sought adventures though writing comic strips and books. After completing a copywriting course at Watford Art College she went on to work in advertising. Today, Jeanne is an internationally renowned, full-time writer and has published over a hundred books - ranging from picture books including The Bog Baby and Who's in the Loo?, to YA, poetry and fiction. She has won several awards, including the Children's Book Award, the Silver Smarties Prize and has also been shortlisted for the Whitbread Award.

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Walker Books Ltd

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7th February 2011




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