The Night Gardener (Hardback)
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The Night Gardener (Hardback)

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Hardback 48 Pages / Published: 02/02/2017
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In the spirit of 'Goodnight Moon' and 'The Curious Garden' comes a stunning debut picture book filled with whimsy and creativity from brothers Terry and Eric Fan. One day, William discovers that the tree outside his window has been sculpted into a wise owl. In the following days, more topiaries appear, and each one is more beautiful than the last. Soon, William's grey little town is full of colour and life. And though the mysterious night gardener disappears as suddenly as he appeared, William and his town are changed forever. With breathtaking illustrations and spare, sweet text, this masterpiece about enjoying the beauty of nature is sure to become an instant classic.

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9781847809391
Number of pages: 48
Dimensions: 310 x 225 mm


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'With their first book, the Toronto-based Fan brothers have produced a masterpiece. The narrative is as subtle and delicate as the exquisitely cross-hatched illustrations and pastel colouring. Reminiscent of Maurice Sendak at his best, The Night Gardener has an irresistible old-fashioned charm.'--The Financial Times * The Financial Times *
'With illustrations full of warmth and an intricate attention to detail, this is a heartwarming story about community, friendship and the healing power of nature.'--The Huffington Post * The Huffington Post *
'This is a sumptuously illustrated, heart-warming tale of a sad town and a lonely orphan, both given new life by the kindness and skill of The Night Gardener. There is very little text, leaving the emotional impact to the gorgeous pictures, reminiscent of Levi Pinfold, Where the Wild Things Are and The Snowman. A beautiful, enchanting book with the feel of an instant classic.' * Book Trust *
'This is a fine story with different threads running under the surface and the illustrations are excellent, realistic and full of detail [...] a book to be treasured as well as read.' * Montessori Magazine *

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“Such a cosy book.”

Someone's been shaping the tree's overnight, into beautiful animals. First and owl, then a cat. William and the rest of the town are enthralled, the question is, who's doing it?
I loved this one! The... More

Hardback edition
2 similar books recommended
16th September 2017
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Sharon at Gloucester

“Beautiful book from the Fan brothers”

Stunning illustration conveys a touching story of how gardening brings a community together.

Paperback edition
3rd July 2018
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