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A Child of Books

Written by Sam Winston, Oliver Jeffers

Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers, Sam Winston

A Child of Books Synopsis

Winner of the prestigious international Bologna Ragazzi Award for Fiction 2017 A gorgeous homage to the power of the written word Guardian A fresh and fascinating collaboration between two gifted masters The New York Times In this inspiring, lyrical tale about the rewards of reading and sharing stories, a little girl sails her raft across a sea of words to arrive at the house of a small boy. There she invites him to come away with her on an adventure. Through forests of fairy tales and across mountains of make-believe, the two travel together on a fantastical journey that unlocks the boy's imagination. Now a lifetime of magic lies ahead of him... But who will be next?

A Child of Books Press Reviews

[...] highly original picture book. * The Bookseller, Children's Previews * This incredible book will seed a life-long love of reading. * The Sun *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406386042
Publication date: 3rd October 2019
Author: Sam Winston, Oliver Jeffers
Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers, Sam Winston
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 40 pages

About Sam Winston, Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers is an artist whose work ranges from figurative painting and installation to illustration. His picture books include Lost and Found, How to Catch a Star, This Moose Belongs to Me and The Day the Crayons Quit, all of which have been translated into over 30 languages worldwide. Oliver's talent has been recognized by several high-profile awards, including the Irish Book of the Year and the Blue Peter Book of the Year; as well as shortlists for the British Book of the Year, the Roald Dahl Prize and the Kate Greenaway Medal. Born in Australia, Oliver was brought up in ...

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