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Pandora

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Description

Pandora lives alone in a world of broken things. She makes herself a handsome home from all that people had left behind, but no one ever comes to visit. Then one day something falls from the sky... a bird with a broken wing.

As Pandora nurses the bird back to health it begins to fly away each day, bringing a seed or small plant back with him. Then one day, the bird doesn't come back. Pandora is heartbroken.

However, day by day, things begin to grow. This is a stunning fable of hope and regeneration from critically acclaimed artist Victoria Turnbull.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 240 x 275 x 7mm | 195g
  • Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 184780750X
  • 9781847807502
  • 418,824

Review quote

'Just when you think she can't possibly exceed her last offering, Turnbull produces another sublime text with her wondrously muted and opulent illustrations. This picture book had us on a roller coaster of emotions, ending on an utterly joyous note and one which highlights the strength of relationships and the need to be surrounded by our loved ones.' * Picturebookblogger * 'Beautiful illustrations combine with a heartwarming story to bring us a book which epitomises what picture books are all about.' * Parents in Touch *
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About Victoria Turnbull

VICTORIA TURNBULL is an emerging star in the picture book world, whose talent led her to win& the 2013 Association of Illustrators New Talent Award, Children's Book category. The Sea Tiger was one of the hot debuts of 2014 and has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway 2015 medal. Key bloggers are taking note, with The Sea Tiger described as 'quite heart-stoppingly beautiful' (The Book Sniffer),'A book full of life, movement and fluidity, and yet at times utterly still... Truly magical' (The Illustrated Forest), and demonstrating 'echoes of Sendak' (Jill Bennett).
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Rating details

714 ratings
4.15 out of 5 stars
5 40% (287)
4 38% (273)
3 18% (132)
2 3% (20)
1 0% (2)
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