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Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award and One of our Books of the Year 2015 -Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Year 2015 There are so many adjectives you could use to describe this book - extraordinary, dazzling, original, funny, irresistible, quirky, imaginative, clever, stunning - but none go far enough. A truly unique work of art, it combines the talents of two superstars of the children's book world into something so simple yet so clever. It is a must for every family to share and will bring a positive glow to each and every reader and listener for no sooner than it pulls at the heart strings it will have you chuckling out loud too. A truly special picture book and a classic in the making. ~ Julia Eccleshare
Sometimes, with a little electricity, or luck, or even magic, an imaginary friend might appear when you need one. An imaginary friend like Fred...Fred floated like a feather in the wind until a lonely little boy wished for him and found a friendship like no other.
Praise for ‘Lost and Found’
‘Beautifully illustrated, simple warm story…little children will love to share it.’ Carousel
‘My picture book of the year, a joyful exploration of the power of friendship.’ Irish Independent
Praise for ‘How to Catch a Star’:
‘The best recent picture book by light years… stylishly spellbinding.’ Telegraph
‘Hail to new talent… If only all picture books could be this good.’ The Bookseller
Publication date: 06/10/2016
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||29th September 2015|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers, 5+ readers|
|Other Categories:||UKLA 2017|
Both Eoin Colfer’s parents were teachers and young Eoin was taught by his dad Billy at Wexford’s Christian Brothers primary. Eoin remembers his dad’s presence in school as “witty…[he] made school fun.” Colfer junior’s first attempt at serious writing came in the sixth grade. “I wrote a play for the class about Norse Gods. Everyone died in the end except me.” Eoin followed in his parents’ footsteps and trained to be a teacher but his writing didn't stop ...More About Eoin Colfer
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