Oddly by Joyce Dunbar
  

Oddly

Written by Joyce Dunbar
Illustrated by Patrick Benson

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Oddly by Joyce Dunbar

When a little boy bursts into their world, three extraordinary creatures find answers to the questions that have been troubling them...Meet the Lostlet, twirling a golden leaf, and asking the questions: Where am I? What do I hope for? Meet the Stranglet, holding a smooth white pebble, asking: What am I? What do I dream of? Meet the Oddlet, listening intently to a pink seashell, asking: Who am I? What do I wish for? Lost in their own little worlds, the three creatures are powerless to find answers...until a little boy appears, asking the very same questions - and who seems even stranger, odder, and more lost than they. Offering comfort to the child, the Lostlet, the Strangelet and the Oddlet discover their hearts' deepest desires - and their new friend helps make their wishes and dreams come true.

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* Patrick Benson's exquisite illustrations give enormous charm to this story about the big questions of life. Guardian

About the Author

Joyce Dunbar

Joyce Dunbar was born and brought up in Lincolnshire. She taught English for 20 years before becoming a full-time writer. Her books for children include This is the Star, which became a world-wide best-seller, and Mundo and the Weatherchild, which was runner-up for the Guardian Children's Fiction Award. The popular Mouse and Mole series has been animated for television with the voices of Alan Bennett and Richard Briers. She lives in Norwich.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages
Interest Age: 3+

Author

Joyce Dunbar
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Author's Website

www.joycedunbar.com/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

5th July 2010

ISBN

9781406324426


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