Oliver Who Travelled Far and Wide by Mara Bergman
  

Oliver Who Travelled Far and Wide

Written by Mara Bergman
Illustrated by Nick Maland

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Winner of the Pre-School Award, Early Year Awards 2009

Through the terrific rhyming text and bold illustrations Oliver discovers that, though small, he is indeed mighty as he lives through his fears in this glorious, rollicking work of imagination. A picture book to be revisited time and time again to join in with Oliver on his marvellous adventures.

Synopsis

Oliver Who Travelled Far and Wide by Mara Bergman

Oliver Donnington Rimington-Sneep Tossed and turned and woke from his sleep. Though Bat and Owl and Fox were there Ted didn't seem to be anywhere. Poor Oliver has lost his Ted and must make a journey far and wide to find him before he can go to sleep. Beautifully illustrated this is a fantastic journey of the imagination - and another perfect bedtime read.

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Beautifully crafted from the first to the last page...a charming and captivating bedtime read INIS (Ireland) Lovely to look at, the book reads well aloud and will be listened to attentively School Librarian Has all the elements one could hope for; tension, suspense, resolution. Beautiful to look at, the bold yet intricate artwork perfectly complements the buoyant, flexible verse Carousel Imagination is at the heart of this great story...a complete gem Child Care Beautifully illustrated, this is a fantastic journey of the imagination - and a perfect bedtime read Maternity & Infant A picture book that will no doubt be revisited many times by any child lucky enough to get it. Bookseller Small children will relish such wild journeys by someone the same age as themselves. Independent Beautifully illustrated, this is a fantastic journey of the imagination - and a perfect bedtime read. Maternity & Infant An exciting read, would last a long time on our bookshelf. Child Education Beautiful to look at, the bold yet intricate artwork perfectly complements the bouyant, flexible verse. Carousel Charming bath time fantasy... executed with freshness and vigour. Books For Keeps Beautifully crafted from the first to the last page. INIS A great book to read with children. Baby London

About the Author

Mara Bergman

Mara Bergman is an editor at Walker Books. She lives in England.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Mara Bergman
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Publication date

3rd June 2010

ISBN

9780340981641

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