Mouse Bird Snake Wolf
Written by David Almond
Illustrated by Dave McKean
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May 2013 Book of the Month Award-winning David Almond is at his most lyrical and imaginative in this story of how three children fill up the gaps the gods have left when creating their world. First they create a mouse, a soft squeaky thing, then a flying thing to fill up all the space above them. They are pleased with what they do. But are they brave enough to create a wolf? And what will happen when they do? Dave McKean’s illustrations bring the children and the creatures they create vividly to life.
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Mouse Bird Snake Wolf by David Almond
The dream team of David Almond and Dave McKean bring us a complete story set in an incomplete world. The gods have created a world - they've built mountains, a sea and a sky - and now their days are filled with long naps in the clouds (and tea and cake). That's until Harry, Sue and little Ben begin to fill the gaps of the world: with a mousy thing, a chirpy thing and a twisty legless thing. As the children's ideas take shape, the power of their visions proves to be greater than they, or the gods, could ever have imagined.
A genius retelling of creation from an award-winning duo, fully illustrated in colour with a beautiful jacket.
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