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All the Way Home

Written by Debi Gliori

Illustrated by Debi Gliori

Books for Babies and Toddlers Featured Books for 3+ readers

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A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month October 2018 |

Daddy Penguin, along with all the other daddy Penguins, is looking after the egg with his baby in it while Mama Penguin goes off to find food. When he drifts away from the Dad Huddle he and the egg are swept away on a huge adventure across the snowy waste. Can Daddy Penguin keep the egg safe all that time? And, when the baby is born, can he get the beautiful baby back home before Mama comes home!  Debi Gliori unfolds a dramatic and entertaining adventure against a beautifully atmospheric background. a perfect bedtime story.

Julia Eccleshare M.B.E

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Julia Eccleshare's Picks for October 2018:

A Dangerous Game by Malorie Blackman

Uncle Gobb and the Plot Plot by Michael Rosen

Hampstead the Hamster by Michael Rosen

Pick A Pine Tree by Patricia Toht

Stubby: A True Story of Friendship by Michael Foreman

The Antlered Ship by Dashka Slater

All the Way Home by Debi Gliori

Snow in the Garden by Shirley Hughes

The Skylark's War by Hilary McKay

Race to the Frozen North The Matthew Henson Story by Catherine Johnson

All the Way Home Synopsis

Daddy Penguin has to look after the egg while Mummy is finding fish. But he wanders away from the Dad Huddle and he and the egg are whisked up into the air by a gust of wind, landing in the Arctic. Brave Daddy must find out where he is and how to get home. But the Arctic creatures aren't that friendly and he stumbles along in the cold, lost ... until he bumps into a reindeer, who takes them to breakfast with the Special Air Navigation Transport Authority ...

All the Way Home Press Reviews

A fun, wintry tale full of Gliori's gentle warmth  Angels & Urchins

Penguins, snow and Father Christmas - what more could you want in your stocking?!  The Daily Mail

Exquisitely illustrated by the author, a heart-warming snowy tale about a lost daddy penguin and his egg who find their way home  Mail on Sunday

Another book from an established author who succeeds in mixing the familiar with the extraordinary in an authentic way  Practical Preschool

A lovely imaginative story with an unexpected ending   Parents in Touch

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ISBN: 9781408872086
Publication date: 04/10/2018
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408872086
Publication date: 4th October 2018
Author: Debi Gliori
Illustrator: Debi Gliori
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers
Recommendations: Julia Eccleshare's Picks

About Debi Gliori

Debi started writing children's books in 1976, then attended art school in Edinburgh from 1979 to 1984. She received a travelling scholarship award to go to Milan, and worked as a freelance from 1984 onwards. She lives and works in Scotland, and her studio is situated in a thirteenth-century herb garden. She now has four children and her book No Matter What is dedicated to them. Debi Gliori is the author/illustrator of many books for children including Mr Bear, the winner of a Children's Book Award. DEBI GLIORI is the award-winning author and illustrator of many Bloomsbury picture books including the Alfie series, ...

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