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The Last Tiger

Written by Petr Horacek

The Last Tiger Synopsis

Strong and proud, the tiger is lord of the jungle, but all his strength and boldness cannot keep him safe from the human hunters. In captivity, the tiger realises that what really matters is not strength or power, but freedom. Moving, thought-provoking and superbly illustrated by an award-winning picture book creator - this is an important fable for our time.

The Last Tiger Press Reviews

Very much a modern fable, this thought-provoking book with its vibrant, richly patterned art invites readers of all ages to consider the fragility of freedom itself. * Red Reading Hub * With beautiful illustrations, this is a moving and thought-provoking picture book about animal freedom. * The Bookseller * This is such a powerful story, so simply told...as soon as you open the book and see the endpapers, you just know this is going to be one special book. * @Jo_Bowers * Addresses serious conservation issues and animal rights, perfectly supported by powerful artwork. * @pbooksblogger * A moving fable about captivity and freedom (the tiger's most treasured possession). A wonderful full-sized picture book from on Achuka's favourite illustrators. * Achuka * Moving, thought provoking and superbly illustrated. Fabulous stuff as ever from Petr, an immense talent in kidlit. * Read it, Daddy! * The gentle introduction of quite difficult and sensitive topics help initiate conversations with children. * Let them be Small * A moving story about freedom and it addresses conservation and animal rights issues. The glowing, expressive artwork is a powerful imaginative stimulus...an absolute joy. * DolphinBooks - the blog * Beautiful illustrations...stunning...the message is important. * Children's Books Ireland * A powerful thought-provoking story about freedom, animal rights and conservation. Young readers will be captivated by the bold vivid illustrations creating the magnificence of the tiger and the world it inhabits. A beautiful picture book for young children with a serious message for adults. * Carousel * With strong and bold illustrations, this is a wonderful story about a strong and proud tiger - lord of the jungle. But when he's captured by human hunters he realises that what really matters is not strength or power but freedom. * Angels and Urchins *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781910959718
Publication date: 12th September 2019
Author: Petr Horacek
Publisher: Otter-Barry Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Petr Horacek

Petr Horacek was born in Prague and studied at the Academy of Fine Art. After graduating in 1994, he moved to live in England. His first two picture books were published in 2001, winning the 'Books for Children' Newcomer award. Since then he has won a string of other international prizes and distinctions, including shortlisting for the Independent Booksellers Week book award in 2016 for The Mouse Who Reached the Sky; the Best Everyday Book for One-year Olds in the Myra Robertson Baby Book of the Year awards for Choo Choo; 'Parents' Best Book of the Year 2013 for Animal Opposites; shortlisting for the ...

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