The Lonely Giant (Hardback)Sophie Ambrose (author,illustrator)
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Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 496 g
Dimensions: 298 x 258 x 6 mm
With their serene and gentle colours, the illustrations of The Lonely Giant are full of detail and interest. The picture of the giant sadly sipping tea out of a tiny cup is the sadness many feel as they see what they love most destroyed. The final double page illustration of the new forest is full of warmth and colour, with lots to look at, like the baby fox cub amazed by the spider! Told in the clear language of a fairy tale, this book is sure to bring any child to a lively sense of how our beautiful and precious world must be cared for. * Armadillo *
"Sophie Ambrose is a highly talented newcomer to the picture book scene with this her debut book; it's absolutely beautiful and its vital themes of respecting the environment, freedom and friendship have much to say to everyone small and large, both individuals and organisations. What's next? - I'm eager to see." * Books for Keeps *
a touching story [...] Delightfully illustrated, this story carries the important message of caring for the natural world. * Newbury Weekly News *
"An attractive picture books with its theme of our responsibility for the environment, if it is to survive." * The School Librarian *
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