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The Child of Dreams
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The Child of Dreams (Hardback)

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Synopsis

A beautiful classic gift book that celebrates family and belonging, from acclaimed screenwriter Irena Brignull.



A little girl wants to know where she came from and why she doesn't have a father. When her mother cannot tell her, the girl decides to find out for herself. Her journey leads her on a quest through the woods, tracing her own story back to its source with the help of the animals she meets, until she discovers what truly matters in making a family. A beautiful, timeless story with sumptuous illustrations, this classic gift book from acclaimed screenwriter Irena Brignull and exciting illustrator Richard Jones will be shared and treasured by all families whatever their shape or size.

Children'sPersonal & social issuesFamily issuesChildren'sPicture books, activity books & early learning materialPicture booksPicture storybooks Publisher: Walker Books Ltd Publication Date: 01/09/2019 ISBN-13: 9781406380897  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Irena Brignull is an acclaimed screenwriter and novelist. She wrote the screenplay for the Oscar-nominated film The Boxtrolls and adapted Skellig for Sky. The Child of Dreams is her first picture book. She lives in London. Richard Jones grew up in the Midlands but moved to Devon to study illustration at the University of Plymouth and never went home again. His previous books for Walker include The Squirrels' Busy Year and Bird Builds a Nest in the Science Storybook series.

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