The Worm and the Bird (Paperback)
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The Worm and the Bird (Paperback)

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Paperback 64 Pages
Published: 25/10/2018
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**Nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the British Book Design and Production Awards 2018**

This is the story of a worm in the earth, a bird in the trees, and the joy to be found in life's smallest moments, from the award-winning creator of The Fox and the Star.

'Gorgeous' The Times
'The loveliest offering for small readers' Amanda Craig, 'Best Children's Books of 2017'
'Absolutely stunning. A very sweet story with a touch of dark humour too. Wonderful' Chris Haughton, author of A Bit Lost

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781846149238
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 341 g
Dimensions: 285 x 215 x 10 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

The strangest and loveliest offering for small readers ... Exquisitely drawn, it's drily funny and addresses our perennial failure to appreciate the wonder of life - Amanda Craig, 'Best Children's Books of 2017', New Statesman

Gorgeous ... Bickford-Smith's life-affirming artwork raises The Worm and the Bird to the stars - The Times

Enchanting, touching, full of lightness and wisdom - Carlo Rovelli

Absolutely stunning. A very sweet story with a touch of dark humour too. Wonderful. A fantastic book - Chris Haughton, author of 'A Bit Lost'

A beautifully illustrated fable - Guardian Bookshop

I love love love it, just beautiful - Millie Marotta, author of 'Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom'

I love it. A book to buy and treasure, for yourself or others. - Marion Deuchars, author of 'Let's Make Some Great Art' and 'Colour'

It's touching, lovely to look at, beautifully conceived and designed. Good for children, and busy grown-ups too - David Gentleman, author of 'London, You're Beautiful'

...exceptionally beautiful... A modern fable, with a timeless message to appreciate what we have before it is too late. - Fiona Noble, Bookseller, Children’s Preview

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“"Life can be full of endless possibility."”

I love this simply STUNNING book - it's possibly the best artwork I've seen from Coralie Bickford-Smith, and that's saying something! The Worm and the Bird is a story with so many layers to go with the... More

Hardback edition
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“Maybe not for kids, but...”

The illustrations in this book are absolutely beautiful, there's no question of that.

However, the book's conclusion -might- be a little bit too dark for a young child, so I'd recommend you have a look... More

Hardback edition
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“Glorious”

Oh My, the illustrations in this are so, so beautiful.

It's such a wonderful gift- to yourself or someone you really love because this is a wonderful keepsake, for anyone, no matter what their age!

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