I Could Be, You Could Be by Karen Owen


I Could Be, You Could Be by Karen Owen

Join a young boy and girl on thrilling adventures as they imagine themselves as space-travelling astronauts, ferocious dragons, jungledwelling monkeys and more. The fine line between children's make-believe and the fantastic worlds they create is cleverly portrayed through Barroux's bright landscapes. Adventurous scenarios played out by an inventive and spirited boy and girl provide children with inspiration for dressing up and make-believe play. Sensitively conveyed message about the importance of being yourself. A Summer Reading Challenge selection, 2011 Illustrated by bestselling French artist Barroux, who has also created our Barefoot Young Artist titles, Dotty Spotty Doodles and Zig Zag Zebra. Includes a mask-making activity at the end.

About the Author

Karen Owen is a short story writer and journalist. The mother of two children, she also works as a teaching assistant in an inner-city primary school and loves making up stories with her class. Karen lives in South London. About the artist: Barroux grew up in North Africa, studied in France and has worked as an art director in Paris and New York. He has illustrated many children's books guided by his love of colour and fantasy. I Could Be, You Could Be was illustrated using pencil and acrylic and follows previous activity books, Dotty Spotty Doodles and Zig Zag Zebra.

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32 pages


Karen Owen
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Publication date

15th May 2012



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Barefoot Books Ltd is an imprint of Barefoot Books

logo Barefoot Books celebrate art and story that opens the hearts and minds of children from all walks of life, inspiring them to read deeper, search further, and explore their own creative gifts.

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