Home in the Sky by Jeannie Baker
  

Synopsis

Home in the Sky by Jeannie Baker

Mike keeps pigeons on the roof of an abandoned burned-out building in New York. Every morning he lets them out of their coop, and they fly around in the sky until he calls them back home for breakfast. But one morning, a white pigeon, Light, flies away. His journey takes him across the city, and onto a subway train, where he is rescued by a young boy. This simple, moving story is presented in strikingly original collage constructions made from natural materials, fabric, clothes and hair.

Reviews

A really good picture book... A poet of the city streets and sky is here at work, and most effectively. The Junior Bookshelf

About the Author

Jeannie Baker is the author and illustrator of a number of children's picture books, including the award-winning Where the Forest Meets the Sea. Her characteristic use of mixed media to create detailed and elaborate collages is stunning and unique. She lives in Australia.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Jeannie Baker
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

7th July 2003

ISBN

9780744578492


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