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Megumi and the Bear

By Irma Gold
Illustrated by Craig Phillips

A beautiful story about friendship.

Megumi has only one wish. For the bear to come back.

  • “This is a divinely sweet story about friendship and the power of hope. Gold’s text is warmly and beautifully written and Craig Phillip's illustrations take the book's heartfelt message to even higher planes with his utterly charming watercoloury renderings.” Kids Book Review
  • Features a tender portrayal of the joy of friendship and a gentle lesson in how patience can be rewarded

About the author

Irma Gold is an award-winning writer and editor. Her short stories have been widely published in anthologies and journals like Meanjin, Island, Idiom 23 and Going Down Swinging. Her debut collection of short fiction, Two Steps Forward, was critically acclaimed and won her a Canberra Critics Circle Award for Literature. Irma has lived in England, Melbourne, and is now based in Canberra with her husband and three children. Megumi and the Bear is her first title with Walker Books Australia.

About the illustrator

Craig Phillips is a freelance illustrator who currently lives in New Zealand. He has created rock poster art for Queens Of The Stone Age, The Hives, DJ Shadow, Foo Fighters, and Turbonegro, and his work has been included in The Art Of Modern Rock (Chronicle Books); 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide (Luerzers Archive) and A Fistful Of Rock (Darkhorse Books). Megumi and the Bear is his first Walker title.

ISBN: 9781921977909
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: June 1, 2013
Dimensions: 240 x 270mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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