A Child of Books

A Child of Books

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Hardback Published on: 01/09/2016
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The book: nothing is more important or more precious. In his first collaboration with the award-winning Walker Books, illustration hyperstar Oliver Jeffers – the genius behind the instant-classics Lost and Found and How to Catch a Star – has joined forces with ground-breaking typographer Sam Winston to present the extraordinary A Child of Books.   Soaring passages from masterworks such as Little Women, The Wind in the Willows, Great Expectations and Treasure Island form a very literal and brilliantly-released landscape of adventure. Two children – one a girl who lives for reading, the other a boy yet to understand – embark on a stunning voyage of discovery, gloriously captured by Oliver Jeffers’ unique imagination.   A Child of Books will be one of those very rare volumes that will bridge both those new to the pleasures of a book and for those already deeply in love with its promise. #ChildofBooks @walkerbooksuk @OliverJeffers @mrsamwinston

  • Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781406358315
  • Number of pages: 40
  • Weight: 520g
  • Dimensions: 265 x 260 x 15 mm

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A Child of Books
The plot, so simple, yet so effective.
“The Universe is made of stories, not atoms” The opening line sums this book up nicely, ‘I am a child of books. I come from a world of stories’ This capti... READ MORE
Whispering Stories
A Child of Books
I have the key to my imagination.
Ironically, words can not do justice to this book. It is simply stunning, utilises the wonderful storytelling and illustration of Oliver Jeffers and an exc... READ MORE