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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).

Review

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

Awards

2003: CBCA Awards

Picture Book of the Year Award - Shortlist

ISBN: 9781844284825
Imprint: WALKER PAPERBACK
Distributor: Harper Collins Distribution Services for Australia and New Zealand
Binding: NS-PB
Release Date: February 1, 2004
Dimensions: 251 x 301mm, 32pp
Stock Status: STOCK
Australian RRP: $17.95
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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