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David Litchfield - Illustrator

Featured books by David Litchfield

Space Tortoise

Space Tortoise

5+ readers

Author: Ross Montgomery Illustrator: David Litchfield Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/05/2018

Once, in an old rusty bin in an old rusty playground in an old empty park. . there lived a little tortoise. But Tortoise is lonely. He's never seen any other tortoises, and wonders where they could all be hiding. Then, one day, he looks up and the night sky, and sees a million blinking lights winking at him. That must be where the other tortoises are - at the top of the sky! I wish I could join them. But how can a little tortoise get to the top of the sky? And so begins a magical journey...  

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Other books by David Litchfield

Rain Before Rainbows

Rain Before Rainbows

Author: Smriti Halls Illustrator: David Litchfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/04/2021

An uplifting, stunningly beautiful book about optimism in the darkest of places. A girl and her companion fox travel together from a place of loss and despair, through uncertain times, towards the hope of colour, light and life. Along the way, they find friends to guide and support them. Together, they build a glorious future and discover there is a way out of the darkness, into the light of the rainbow. A book with immense hope at its heart, this is a positive message for anyone who's ever gone through a tough time.

Pip and Egg (HB)

Pip and Egg (HB)

Author: Alex Latimer Illustrator: David Litchfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2021

From standout author, Alex Latimer, and bestselling illustrator, David Litchfield, comes a beautiful picture book about finding - and holding on to - friendship. One bright afternoon, Pip met Egg. Pip is a seed from a glorious tree, and Egg is a bird's egg from a nearby nest. When Pip and Egg first meet, they are almost the same size and shape - like two peas in a pod. But as their friendship grows, so do they - for Pip this means growing roots, but for Egg? Well, Egg grows wings, and she can't wait to use them. Though Pip wishes he can follow Egg on her adventures, his roots are strong. So he watches his friend fly away. But true friends always find their way back to one another, and there are no truer friends than Pip and Egg. And if there's one thing they learn, it's that the circle of life will always lead them back to each other. David Litchfield is the award-winning author/illustrator of The Bear and the Piano Lyrical, reassuring story that children will love Lush illustrations filled with warmth and emotion Teaches children about the value of friendship

Pip and Egg (PB)

Pip and Egg (PB)

Author: Alex Latimer Illustrator: David Litchfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2021

From standout author, Alex Latimer, and bestselling illustrator, David Litchfield, comes a beautiful picture book about finding - and holding on to - friendship. One bright afternoon, Pip met Egg. Pip is a seed from a glorious tree, and Egg is a bird's egg from a nearby nest. When Pip and Egg first meet, they are almost the same size and shape - like two peas in a pod. But as their friendship grows, so do they - for Pip this means growing roots, but for Egg? Well, Egg grows wings, and she can't wait to use them. Though Pip wishes he can follow Egg on her adventures, his roots are strong. So he watches his friend fly away. But true friends always find their way back to one another, and there are no truer friends than Pip and Egg. And if there's one thing they learn, it's that the circle of life will always lead them back to each other. David Litchfield is the award-winning author/illustrator of The Bear and the Piano Lyrical, reassuring story that children will love Lush illustrations filled with warmth and emotion Teaches children about the value of friendship

Rain Before Rainbows

Rain Before Rainbows

Author: Smriti Halls Illustrator: David Litchfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

In the midst of rain, rainbows can be hard to see. But with courage and the help of good friends, there is always a way out of darkness. A girl and her companion fox travel together from a place of loss and despair, through uncertain times, towards the hope of colour, light and life. Along the way, they find friends to guide and support them. Together, they build a glorious future and discover there is a way out of the darkness, into the light of the rainbow. A book with immense hope at its heart, this is a positive message for anyone who's ever gone through a tough time.

Ocean! Waves for All

Ocean! Waves for All

Author: Stacy McAnulty Illustrator: David Litchfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/06/2020

Dude. Ocean is incredible. Atlantic, Pacific, Artic, Indian, Southern - it's all excellent Ocean! Not part of any nation, his waves are for all. And under those waves, man, he holds so many secrets. With characteristic humor and charm, Stacy McAnulty channels the voice of Ocean in this next 'autobiography' in the Our Universe series. Rich with kid-friendly facts and beautifully brought to life by David Litchfield, this is an equally charming and irresistible companion to Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years; Sun! One in a Billion; and Moon! Earth's Best Friend.

War is Over

War is Over

Author: David Almond Illustrator: David Litchfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

From the bestselling, award-winning author of SKELLIG comes a vivid and moving story, beautifully illustrated, which commemorates the hundred-year anniversary of the end of the First World War. I am just a child, says John. How can I be at war? It's 1918, and war is everywhere. John's dad is fighting in the trenches far away in France. His mum works in the munitions factory just along the road. His teacher says that John is fighting, too, that he is at war with enemy children in Germany. One day, in the wild woods outside town, John has an impossible moment: a meeting with a German boy named Jan. John catches a glimpse of a better world, in which children like Jan and himself can come together, and scatter the seeds of peace. Gorgeously illustrated by David Litchfield, this is a book to treasure.

When I Was a Child

When I Was a Child

Author: Andy Stanton Illustrator: David Litchfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2019

This stunning book is a celebration of the special bond between a grandparent and child as they share the magic, joy and love in the world, both past and present. There is magic in everything. The world is a spinning star, No matter how old you are. When I Was a Child brings together two of the most exciting talents in children's books - Andy Stanton, the bestselling author of Mr Gum, and David Litchfield, the award-winning creator of The Bear and The Piano. 'Dazzles from cover to cover' Observer

War is Over

War is Over

Author: David Almond Illustrator: David Litchfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2018

From the bestselling, award-winning author of SKELLIG comes a vivid and moving story, beautifully illustrated, which commemorates the hundred-year anniversary of the end of the First World War. I am just a child, says John. How can I be at war? It's 1918, and war is everywhere. John's dad is fighting in the trenches far away in France. His mum works in the munitions factory just along the road. His teacher says that John is fighting, too, that he is at war with enemy children in Germany. One day, in the wild woods outside town, John has an impossible moment: a meeting with a German boy named Jan. John catches a glimpse of a better world, in which children like Jan and himself can come together, and scatter the seeds of peace. Gorgeously illustrated by David Litchfield, this is a book to treasure.

The Spectacular City

The Spectacular City

Author: Teresa Heapy Illustrator: David Litchfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/08/2018

I've got you, and you've got me - so we'll be all right . . . One day, adventurous Mouse determines to set off to the bright lights of the spectacular city, accompanied by his friend Bear. But the city is full of distractions and dangers, and Mouse might need his steadfast friend more than he realises . . . A follow-up to The Marvellous Moon Map, this is Teresa and David's second lyrical and atmospheric tale of Mouse, Bear, and their touching friendship.

The Marvellous Moon Map

The Marvellous Moon Map

Author: Teresa Heapy, David Litchfield Illustrator: David Litchfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2017

I've got you, and you've got me - so we'll be all right . . . One day, adventurous Mouse sets off to find the moon with his Marvellous Moon Map, leaving his worried friend Bear behind. But as the Woods get darker, and the weather gets worse, Mouse soon realizes that he needs more than just the Moon Map to find his way . . . An emotional and atmospheric tale of true friendship, beautifully told by Teresa Heapy with stunning illustrations from Waterstones-Prizewinning David Litchfield

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