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How to Find Gold

By Silvia Viviane Schwarz, Viviane Schwarz
Illustrated by Silvia Viviane Schwarz, Viviane Schwarz

“LET’S FIND GOLD,” said Anna. “That would be dangerous and difficult,” said Crocodile. “Good!” said Anna. “Let’s go!”

“This book is gold, put it on your bookshelf where it can be easily found and treasure it!” Chris Riddell, Children’s Laureate From the award-winning picture book creator of There Are Cats in This Book comes a story of imaginative play and of two friends, Anna and Crocodile, who are on the hunt for gold. But finding gold isn’t easy. Oh no! It’s dangerous and difficult... Just what will the two friends discover? Teeming with adventurous spirit and boasting wonderfully funny dialogue, this story introduces two unforgettable characters in a gorgeous, classic new art style from Viviane Schwarz, one of the most innovative and creatively inspired picture book makers of today.

  • The perfect gift for encouraging creative play, this adventure story will be sure to inspire little ones to pursue imaginative quests of their very own
  • The joy of sharing a journey with a friend outshines even the coveted gold in this exciting read-aloud brimming with humour
  • With Viviane's arresting art and trademark quirkiness and originality, this is a 21st-century answer to a Charlotte Zolotow and Maurice Sendak classic, Mr Rabbit and the Lovely Present

About the author

Viviane Schwarz is the author-illustrator of the highly acclaimed picture books There Are Cats in this Book and There Are No Cats in this Book, both of which were shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal (2009, 2012); Is There a Dog in This Book? and Counting with Tiny Cat. The Adventures of a Nose was shortlisted for the V&A illustration Award and her debut graphic novel The Sleepwalkers was nominated for the British Comics Awards. She is also the illustrator of Cheese Belongs to You! and I Am Henry Finch, both written by friend and fellow picture book maker, Alexis Deacon. She lives in London. Find Viviane online at www.vivianeschwarz.co.uk, and on Twitter and Instagram as @vivschwarz.

ISBN: 9781406371642
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: February 1, 2017
Dimensions: 250 x 260mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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