The Follower (Paperback)Richard Thompson (author)
Paperback 32 Pages / Published: 27/10/2016
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Runner up for the I O D E Book Award, 2002 Our Choice Award from the Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2001"On Monday dark as shut your eyes It followed her home ...Down the lane, over the lawn, Past the Marble Frog and the Granite SwanShe cast a glance - and quick as that -It was gone.The new collaboration between author Richard Thompson and illustrator Martin Springett is an eerie picture-book poem perfect for late-night reading. What is following the young witch home every night past the frightening statues and the sinister life-like trees? Before the witch discovers the identity of "the follower" young readers will find the answer to the mystery in the shadowy illustrations.Martin Springett's use of a new style for his illustrations sets the mood perfectly as the witch makes her way home night after night with the mysterious follower close behind. Richard Thompson's haunting poem is a perfect read-aloud for very young readers with plenty of repetition and rhyme.
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 181 g
Dimensions: 248 x 229 x 6 mm
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