The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring
  

The Shape of My Heart

Written by Mark Sperring
Illustrated by Alys Paterson

3+ readers   Baby and Toddler   Books of the Month   

RRP £5.99

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One of our Books of the Year 2013 - January 2013 Picture Book of the Month

Bright images offer loads to look at for young readers to think about the shape of all the things around them in the world. Birds have a shape and so does food. But what about love? Speculation about the very special shape and look of love leads to a touching and deeply reassuring conclusion.

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Synopsis

The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring

The world is filled with shapes. A bird, a car, the stars in the sky - what shapes can you see? Children will love spotting familiar shapes on every page. With a warm story and bright illustrations, this is the perfect book to share with any child.

A concept book with a difference, with lots to identify and share, as well as a very loving message.

Reviews

a simply, superbly illustrated book... A book to pore over again and again. Irish Examiner

About the Author

Mark Sperring

Mark Sperring studied at Bath Academy of Art and Camberwell College of Art before working as a printer and a bookseller, and later becoming a children's book author. Mark is the author of The Shape of My Heart, Snappy Birthday, Dino Mummy, Dino Baby, Dino Daddy, My Little Star, Four Silly Skeletons and I’ll Love You Always. He lives in Bristol.

Read an interview with Mark Sperring here.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5

Author

Mark Sperring
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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

17th January 2013

ISBN

9781408827055

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