Children's, New & Recommended, Age 9-12
Hardback Published on: 04/04/2024
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From Hans Christian Andersen Medal-winning author David Almond comes a heartwarming story that shows anything is possible with imagination and trust.
What should a puppet master do when he’s old and alone, and all his puppets are gone? Sylvester makes one last puppet. But this one is different. When the old man speaks to him, Puppet speaks back. And then he walks…

While Sylvester shows Puppet the town, the playground and the wonders the world holds, Puppet in turn helps Sylvester to make a new friend, and share his puppet-making skills with the next generation in this wonder-filled story of creation and the circle of life.

Illustrated with sequences of wordless spreads by award-winning artist Lizzy Stewart, this is a modern-day classic.

  • Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781406391619
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Weight: 300g
  • Dimensions: 205 x 130 x 25 mm

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A beautiful story about love and friendship and puppets !
David Almond is wonderful author who can capture the magic and wonder within his stories while exploring deeper emotions within characters but in a gentle... READ MORE
Stephen - the bookworm
Beautiful and charming
David Almond is a name familiar to many. Best known perhaps for his classic book Skellig, which both of my children read at high school, I have to confess ... READ MORE
Jacqui  Sydney