How To Live Forever
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How To Live Forever

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Description

Colin Thompson's books are mystical and complex, they will appeal to children and adults alike and demand to be returned to as there is always a new image to see . . . something more to catch the eye. Peter and his family live among the Quinces in the cookery section of a mystical library, and at night, when the library comes to life, Peter ventures out of his home to find a missing volume: How To Live Forever
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 225 x 297 x 4mm | 206g
  • RED FOX
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • colour illustrations
  • 0099461811
  • 9780099461814
  • 18,560

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Book lovers of all ages can take an enchanted journey through a labyrinthine fantasy library filled with every book ever written, where the shelves come alive at night, like teeming miniature cities. One night, a young boy who resides in a cookbook stumbles upon a long-lost file card for a book called "How to Live Forever and sets off to find the missing volume. Thus begins a journey through mystifying literary mazes in Colin Thompson's tour de force of wit, wisdom, and boundless imagination.
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Review Text

The story of a missing book, a child who holds the secret of everlasting life and a library that comes to life at night . . . Children and adults will relish it
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Review quote

The story of a missing book, a child who holds the secret of everlasting life and a library that comes to life at night . . . Children and adults will relish it * Financial Times *
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About Colin Thompson

After leaving art school, Colin Thompson went to the London school of film Technique. He worked for a while at the BBC, then moved to the Outer Hebrides where he began 20 years of self-employment ceramics. He is is the author/illustrator of several highly acclaimed picture books including The Paradise Garden, The Last Alchemist and Falling Angels. He lives in New South Wales, Australia.
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Rating details

735 ratings
4.21 out of 5 stars
5 46% (340)
4 34% (250)
3 16% (114)
2 3% (23)
1 1% (8)
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