A child Of Books is out now! Written and Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston and published by Walker Books- this beautiful book is perfect for encouraging imagination in yourself and your little ones!
In this inspiring, lyrical tale about the rewards of reading and sharing stories, a little girl sails her raft “across a sea of words” to arrive at the house of a small boy. There she invites him to come away with her on an adventure. Through forests of fairy tales and across mountains of make-believe, the two travel together on a fantastical journey that unlocks the boy’s imagination. Now a lifetime of magic lies ahead of him… But who will be next?
Praise for the book:
“ A gorgeous, innovative musing on the power of storytelling…a masterpiece.”
– SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
“ Jeffers’s mostly understated illustrations are elegant, but also thoughtfully complement the illustrated typography.”
– NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
“A fresh and fascinating collaboration between two gifted masters”
– THE NEW YORK TIMES
Read an interview with Sam and Oliver about the book in The Guardian.
In addition to the publication of A Child Of Books there is an exhibition at The British Library:
9 August – 27 October 2019
Join a young boy on his journey into the world of make-believe with a display of 19 prints from A Child of Books, the exciting collaboration between popular artist and children’s author Oliver Jeffers and visual artist Sam Winston.
|Name:||A Child of Books|
|Where:||Second Floor Gallery|
The British Library
96 Euston Road
Show map How to get to the Library
|When:||Fri 9 Aug – Sun 27 Oct 2019 |
Opening times and visitor information
|Enquiries:||+44 (0)1937 546546|
To purchase a copy of the book, click here!