In the Attic by Hiawyn Oram


In the Attic by Hiawyn Oram

A small boy, bored with all his toys, suddenly notices a trapdoor in the ceiling that can be reached by climbing the ladder of his toy fire engine. Once up in the attic he finds a window that opens many other windows and he meets a very special friend...


A delightful book to read aloud. T.L.S The bold evocative illustrations are packed with the kinds of detail that fascinate children... A superb book. Child Education This book cleverly illustrates what can be achieved when a child's imagination is nurtured from time to time with just 'nothingness', emptiness and space. Early Years Educator

About the Author

Hiawyn Oram

Hiawyn Oram was brought up in South Africa. She was a professional actor before coming to England, where she has worked as an advertising copywriter and has had numerous books published.

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28 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Publication date

7th July 2011



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Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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