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The Journey Home

The Journey Home

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By (author) Frann Preston-Gannon

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  • Publisher: Pavilion Children's Books
  • Format: Paperback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 271mm x 271mm x 5mm | 219g
  • Publication date: 15 October 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1843652099
  • ISBN 13: 9781843652090
  • Illustrations note: Colour illustrations throughout
  • Sales rank: 12,018

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* Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2013, Junior Magazine Design Awards (best Picture Book and Best New Talent categories) and the Cambridgeshire Picture Book Award 2013! * 'A thought-provoking story with a powerful message about conservation' says The Guardian's Julia Eccleshare * Other titles from Frann Preston-Gannon include Dinosaur Farm (March 2013) both in paperback and box set The ice is melting so Polar Bear sets off in search of a new home. Join him on his adventures across the seas and discover the many friends he meets along the way. This beautifully illustrated story has a powerful message of conservation and is full of things for parents and children to talk about. Frann was the winner of an amazing Sendak Fellowship and spent a month living with the great Maurice Sendak himself at his home in Connecticut, USA. She worked on The Journey Home during her stay.

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Frann Preston-Gannon is a London-based illustrator who graduated from Kingston University in 2010. In 2011 she was the UK's first recipient of a Sendak Fellowship and spent a month in residence working with the great Maurice Sendak. She was awarded a bronze in the no.8 3x3 Annual of Contemporary Illustration for her unpublished children's work. Frann is the author of The Journey Home (978-1-84365-209-0), Dinosaur Farm (978-1-84365-211-3) and How to Lose a Lemur (978-1-84365-250-2).

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A thought-provoking story with a powerful message about conservation from an award-winning, rising illustrator and literary star¿a beautiful book, full of things for parents to talk about with their children as they read it. --lovereading4kids.co.uk