Written by Bob Graham
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Award-winning Bob Graham brilliantly looks at the world through the tiny precise moment that one toddler takes his first step. It’s a thought provoking way to capture an overview of all the other things that people near to the toddler and further away might be doing. In the house, his sister is finishing drawing a silver button on her picture, his mother is playing her tin whistle but further away a baby is being born, a tanker is heading out to China and much, much more. The result is a wonderful book to enjoy again and again.
Silver Buttons by Bob Graham
Bob Graham beautifully captures a world vision in one solitary moment. At 9.59 on Thursday morning, Jodie draws a duck. Just as she is about to add one final silver button to the duck's boots, her little brother takes his first step. At this exact same moment, a man buys bread, a soldier leaves home, a baby is being born
It is in the smallest details that we sense the greatest significance and can see the big picture. From his glorious urban skyscapes to the tender portrayal of a falling feather or the tying of a shoelace or a dog's joy in scratching his back, Bob lets us in on a world view conveyed with humanity, compassion and affection. This is a book that is sure to connect quietly and powerfully with readers of all ages. The idea that we are all alone, and yet all as one in the world, is drawn with huge sensitivity and poetry. ...Here is a book, a story, a philosophy so simply told and yet - in true and inimitable Bob Graham style - so rich with emotion and meaning.
Bob Graham's books are multi-award winning and have sold over two million copies worldwide.
About the Author
Interest Age: From 3
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Walker Books Ltd
6th August 2015
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