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Sylvia and Bird

Written by Catherine Rayner

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Shortlisted for the Pre-school Award, Early Year Awards 2009

Sylvia is the only dragon in the whole world, and she is very lonely... until one day, she meets Bird. Tiny and chirpy, so different from the huge dragon, Bird somehow changes Sylvia's life forever. A gorgeous story about love and friendship from the pen of Augustus and his Smile and Ernest.

Greenaway Medal winning illustrator Catherine Rayner’s stunning illustrations create a beautiful, warm-hearted celebration of the very special friendship between a great big dragon and a tiny little bird. Sylvia the dragon is lonely as she doesn’t know any other dragons and doesn’t have any friends. Then she finds Bird. Together, the two of them set off on an adventure to the moon in the hope of finding other dragons…When their mission fails, Sylvia and Bird discover that their friendship is all they need and settle down to live happily ever after.

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ISBN: 9781845068578
Publication date: 01/02/2010
Publisher: Little Tiger Press an imprint of Magi Publications
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781845068561
Publication date: 01/02/2009
Publisher: Little Tiger Press an imprint of Magi Publications
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781845068578
Publication date: 1st February 2010
Author: Catherine Rayner
Publisher: Little Tiger Press an imprint of Magi Publications
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers
Recommendations: Books of the Month

About Catherine Rayner

Catherine Rayner was born in Harrogate and now lives in Edinburgh. She has a BA Hons in Visual Communication and Illustration from Leeds College of Art and Edinburgh College of Art. Much of her inspiration – and occasionally modelling! – for her illustration comes from her pets: her horse Shannon, guinea pig Marvin, dog Ellie, cat Emma and two goldfish, Bruce and Sheila. Catherine was shortlisted for the Booktrust Early Years Award Best New Illustrator in 2006, and she won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 2009.   Julia Eccleshare, the editorial expert on Lovereading4kids says, Prize winning illustrator Catherine Rayner ...

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