A Book is a Book

By Jenny Bornholdt
Illustrated by Sarah Wilkins

A beautifully produced, small-format jacketed hardback with simple illustrations that are whimsical yet humorous.

This book asks ‘what is a book?’ It celebrates books and reading. Although ‘told’ from a child’s view, it captures the value and magic of books felt by all voracious readers, and is a perfect gift for book-lovers of all ages.

  • Has appeal as a gift book for book-loving children and adults
  • Potential as a starting-point for discussions about what books and stories are
  • Jenny Bornholdt is one of New Zealand’s top poets

About the author

Jenny Bornholdt is an acclaimed poet. In 2005–06 she was the NZ Poet Laureate and she received the 2003 Arts Foundation of New Zealand Laureate Award. She lives in Wellington, New Zealand.

About the illustrator

Sarah Wilkins has worked as an illustrator in Australia, New Zealand, USA and France. She won the LIANZA Russell Clark Award for Illustration in 2003. She currently lives in Paris, France.

ISBN: 9781877579929
Imprint: Gecko Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: February 1, 2014
Dimensions: 120 x 180mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $19.99
New Zealand RRP: $24.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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