Jethro Byrde, Fairy Child

By Bob Graham

WINNER of the 2003 Kate Greenaway Medal!

Annabelle's dad says she'll never find fairies in cement and weeds. But Annabelle does. She finds a tiny fairy child, Jethro Byrde, and his family, who are on their way to the Fairy Travellers' Picnic. And together, they spend a magical afternoon...

  • Bob Graham has three times won the Australian Children s Book of the Year Award, in addition to a Nestle Children's Book Prize Silver Award and Gold Award and, most recently, the Kate Greenaway Medal.
  • "A total delight." Junior Education
  • "Like Graham s previous books, this will seduce children with its warm, democratic voice and homely pictures." The Independent Magazine

About the author

Bob Graham is Australia s leading picture-book maker. His titles for Walker Books include "Queenie the Bantam" (Highly Commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal), "Buffy " (Nestle Children's Book Prize Silver Award Winner), "Max" (Winner of the 2000 Nestle Children's Book Gold Medal and the CBC Early Childhood Book of the Year Award) and "Let s Get a Pup!" (Shortlisted for the 2002 Kate Greenaway Medal).


"Once again, without sentimentalitity or worthiness, Bob Graham has shown us that wonder and magic are possible in everyday life." Sydney's Child


2003: CBCA Awards

Picture Book of the Year Award - Shortlist

ISBN: 9781844284825
Distributor: Harper Collins Distribution Services for Australia and New Zealand
Binding: NON S
Release Date: February 1, 2004
Dimensions: 251 x 301mm, 32pp
Stock Status: OUT OF PRINT
Australian RRP: $17.95
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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