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Elisabeth and the Box of Colours

Written by Katherine Woodfine

Illustrated by Rebecca Cobb

Part of the Little Gems Series

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Art and Design Featured Books for 5+ readers History People / Places

Interest Age 5-8

A touching tale about friendship, family and finding joy in the darkest of times. Inspired by the childhood of French portrait artist Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun.

High quality cream paper and a special easy to read font ensure a smooth read for all.


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About the Little Gems series: Little Gems are in a gorgeous new chunky format, with high-spec production including coloured endpapers and jacketed flaps with activities. Additional features include high quality cream paper, Barrington Stoke font and illustrations on every page. They are perfect for 5-8's. These quality stories promote good reading practice for all newly independent readers.

Elisabeth and the Box of Colours Synopsis

Elisabeth loves to paint, just like her papa. She spends hours making her own pictures of everything she sees - and the more colourful, the better! But when she goes away to school, she finds herself in a world of grey: grey buildings, grey uniforms, grey rooms. She misses Papa and all the colours of home. And one winter morning, she gets some terrible news that makes her days darker than ever before. Will Elisabeth be able to find the colour and joy in her life again?

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ISBN: 9781800900868
Publication date: 03/02/2022
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781800900868
Publication date: 3rd February 2022
Author: Katherine Woodfine
Illustrator: Rebecca Cobb
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 96 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers
Genres: Art, History, People / Places
Collections: 2022 Book Preview: Must Read Books To Look Forward To,

About Katherine Woodfine

Katherine Woodfine was born in Lancashire in 1983, and studied English at Bristol University. She lives in London and since 2009 has worked for the literature charity Booktrust, where she is a children's book specialist and project manager of the Children's Laureate, working with leading children's authors such as Malorie Blackman, Julia Donaldson and Anthony Browne.

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