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A Place to Call Home

By Alexis Deacon
Illustrated by Silvia Viviane Schwarz, Viviane Schwarz

An endearing adventure story about finding a place to call home.

This is the story of a band of seven furry brothers. They live in a nice, safe, warm home – a very small hole. Yet as they grow up they become too big for the tiny space and are forced out into the world. And so their adventure begins – a quest for a new place to call their own! This determined little unit tackle the elements: crossing the sea, climbing a mountain, trawling across the desert and surviving a labyrinth until, finally, they reach the edge of the world... What will they see here and will they ever find a place they can call home?

  • Artwork that uses an inspiring blend of illustration and photography.
  • Full of humour, emotion and the spirit of adventure.
  • This endearing and engaging picture book about growing up is told with gentle humour and illustrated by Best New Illustrator Viviane Schwarz's blend of painting and photography. - Booktrust

About the author

Alexis Deacon is an acclaimed author and illustrator. Beegu and Jitterbug Jam, both of which he illustrated, were awarded the New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year. Alexis lives in London, SE15.

About the illustrator

Viviane Schwarz is the author-illustrator of the highly acclaimed picture books The Adventures of a Nose, Shark and Lobster's Amazing Undersea Adventure, There Are Cats in This Book and There Are No Cats in This Book. She lives in London SE15.

ISBN: 9781406337778
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: April 1, 2012
Dimensions: 288 x 248mm, 36pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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