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The Adventures of Tooki: The Secret of the Stones

By Jamie Courtier, Vicky Kimm
Illustrated by Jamie Courtier, Vicky Kimm

An exquisitely illustrated and enchanting adventure story that will capture the heart and the imagination and show us that nothing is what it seems and anything is possible.

When Tooki loses his way in a snowstorm, he is cold and afraid and all alone; but in this moment of great danger, Tooki's fortunes are about to change for there is an unexpected kind of magic waiting just where he least expects to find it.

  • Created in the classic tradition of the Moomins and Tintin.
  • A story that encourages a child to always keep an open and inquisitive mind.
  • Loveable, reassuring characters, beautifully drawn, in an easy-to-read format.

About the author

Jamie Courtier studied illustration at Central Saint Martins. He went on to carpentry work, theatre set design and construction. After years working as a special-effects technician in the film industry, he joined Jim Henson's Creature Shop, eventually becoming Creative Director. He supervised and designed the creature effects for many film and TV projects including The Adventures of Pinocchio, The Flintstones, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, The Snow Queen, The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. This is Jamie's first book. Vicky Kimm has spent most of her professional life in television presenting and directing her own films both for the BBC and Anglia TV. Vicky has written features regularly for Birmingham Evening News, Norfolk Magazine, Vegetarian magazine and Hampshire Life. This is Vicky's first book.

About the illustrator

Jamie Courtier studied illustration at Central Saint Martins. He went on to carpentry work, theatre set design and construction. After years working as a special-effects technician in the film industry, he joined Jim Henson s Creature Shop, eventually becoming Creative Director. He supervised and designed the creature effects for many film and TV projects including The Adventures of Pinocchio, The Flintstones, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, The Snow Queen, The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. This is his first book.

ISBN: 9781406330021
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: September 1, 2013
Dimensions: 215 x 290mm, 80pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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