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Arthur's Dream Boat

Written by Polly Dunbar

Illustrated by Polly Dunbar

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LoveReading View on Arthur's Dream Boat

Prize- winning Polly Dunbar brings a dream to life in this beautiful and magical picture book. No one listens to Arthur when he tells his family about his dream of a wonderful pink and green boat with a stripy mast. But then, Arthur sails away....
Arthur’s dream makes a wonderful space for all children to enter. Here they too can dream and wonder.

 

Arthur's Dream Boat Synopsis

Have you ever had a dream so wonderful you wanted to tell everyone? Arthur has! He dreamt about an amazing beautiful pink and green boat with a stripy mast but...No one (not even his dog!) is interested in hearing about it. In fact, they don't even notice that this very same boat is growing on his head, getting larger and larger by the minute! Soon, Arthur is bouncing along the waves in his very own dream boat. Maybe now his family will listen to him!

A magical picture book with playful, modern touches and a breathtaking colour palette, so enchanting that readers will be scrambling for a seat in Arthur's dream boat. Wonderful, witty characters are set in a very distinctive Polly Dunbar world, infused with beauty and originality.

Try and spot the subtle watery references hidden throughout the pictures!

Arthur's Dream Boat Press Reviews

A story that allows a child to feel important - and heard. Guardian




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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781406344622
Publication date: 02/05/2013
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781406327144
Publication date: 01/03/2012
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406344622
Publication date: 2nd May 2013
Author: Polly Dunbar
Illustrator: Polly Dunbar
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers

About Polly Dunbar

Polly Dunbar is a major picture-book talent. She is the author-illustrator of a series called Tilly and Friends which has been made into an animated series, to air on CBeebies from September 2012.  She's also the author/illustrator of Penguin, Arthur's Dream Boat, Dog Blue and Flyaway Katie, and the illustrator of Shoe Baby, written by her mother, Joyce Dunbar. Her titles have won numerous awards including the Book Trust Early Year's Award 2007, the Nestle Silver Children's Book Prize 2007, the Practical Pre-School Award 2007 and the Red House Children's Book of the Year Award 2008, and was shortlisted for ...

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