I Am Henry Finch (Hardback)
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I Am Henry Finch (Hardback)

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Hardback 40 Pages / Published: 01/01/2015
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From award-winning picture book makers Alexis Deacon and Viviane Schwarz comes an enlightening new story about courage and making a difference. From award-winning picture book makers Alexis Deacon and Viviane Schwarz comes an enlightening new story about courage and making a difference. For budding philosophers of all ages, this is the uplifting story of Henry Finch the loveable little bird who strives for greatness, gets it all a bit wrong, then makes it right again in a very surprising way - truly becoming great. Henry Finch is a total inspiration. This is an inspirational book. It is also very funny. I Am Henry Finch is a book for everyone - from the very young to the very old. It is for dreamers, philosophers, artists, the foolish and the enlightened. And anyone with a big bright idea. Vegetarians will love it too. A profound picture book experience told with simplicity and style.

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781406357134
Number of pages: 40
Weight: 570 g
Dimensions: 295 x 254 x 10 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Original, thought provoking and very funny. * The Bookseller *
Wonderfully simple and evocative * INIS magazine *
An ideal book for thought-provoking inspiration. . . the story telling should test a child's curious mind, expanding their imagination and allow them to engage in the complex topic of philosophy, in a simplified, lighthearted manner. Yet amusing and intriguing enough for the older reader, allowing us to briefly reflect on our own philosophical thoughts and aspirations. * Association of Illustrators *
A simple and delightfully funny story for the very young. * Newbury Weekly News *
Equal parts laugh-out-loud funny and profound, a bold tale of daring and bravery, with a little existentialism thrown in .. . a wonderfully inspirational and quirky picture book that will strike a chord with readers of all ages, especially those who might be small but happen to dream big. * Junior *
A charming book with brilliant fingerprint illustrations * Little London *
An enlightening story about courage and making a difference ... A beautiful and profound picture book told with simplicity and style * Smallish *
Ideal for inquisitive kids * Times (children's book of the week) *
This sweet and charming picture book will help children to understand ideas of individualism, freedom and choice. * Prima magazine *
An inspirational tale of courage and how everyone can make a difference * Creative Steps *
What's not to love about a finch undergoing an existential crisis? This thoughtful tale - illustrated by Schwarz, better known in our house for There Are No Cats in the Book- is a David and Goliath tale with a philosophical twist. -- Huffington Post * Huffington Post *
Henry achieves greatness. -- Creative Steps * Creative Steps *
A fabulous story. -- Kate Kellaway * The Observer *
Funny, original, and full of important messages about self-esteem and self-respect, I Am Henry Finch is a must have for any bookshelf. Not just for younger readers; the story will reach children, teenagers and adults alike. * The School Librarian *
This enlightening story about courage and making a difference is simply and stylishly illustrated and features a bird made from a finger print. [...] It's an inspirational and funny book that introduces children to philosophy. * Nursery World *

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