A Place to Call Home

A Place to Call Home

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An endearing adventure story about finding a place to call home. This is the story of a band of seven furry brothers. They live in a nice, safe, warm home - a very small hole. Yet as they grow up they become too big for the tiny space and are forced out into the world. And so their adventure begins - a quest for a new place to call their own! This determined little unit tackle the elements: crossing the sea, climbing a mountain, trawling across the desert and surviving a labyrinth until, finally, they reach the edge of the world...What will they see here and will they ever find a place they can call home?show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 248 x 289 x 4mm | 245g
  • Walker Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 1406337773
  • 9781406337778
  • 246,252

Review quote

This collaboration between two Bookseller favourites is a real treat. An epic adventure of seven furry brothers in search of a new home, with all the humour and innovation you would expect. Bookseller A great picture book ... is as rare as hens' teeth. So it is with great joy that I can add one more to the list... This is a wonderful book -- Amanda Craig The Times This endearing and engaging picture book about growing up is told with gentle humour and illustrated by Best New Illustrator Viviane Schwarz's blend of painting and photography. Booktrust (a) humorous mini-epic ... Schwarz uses a mixture of illustrations and photography to great effect and gives each creature a distinct persona. The Herald The adventure is splendid, the ending happy Carouselshow more

About Alexis Deacon

Alexis Deacon is an acclaimed author and illustrator. Beegu and Jitterbug Jam, both of which he illustrated, were awarded the New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year. Alexis lives in London, SE15. Viviane Schwarz is the author-illustrator of the highly acclaimed picture books The Adventures of a Nose, Shark and Lobster's Amazing Undersea Adventure, There Are Cats in This Book and There Are No Cats in This Book. She lives in London SE15.show more
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