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The Big Big Sea

By Martin Waddell
Illustrated by Jennifer Eachus

A beautiful reissue of a timeless classic.

A child and her mother walk in the moonlight beside the sea. This night will become a memory as luminous and enduring as the moon itself. With unforgettable, silver-washed images and gentle, flowing words, The Big Big Sea portrays a bond between parent and child that makes even the dark sea safe and serene.

  • The Big Big Sea has sold over 100,000 copies worldwide! From the winner of the 2004 Hans Christian Andersen Medal!
  • From the winner of the 2004 Hans Christian Andersen Medal!

About the author

Born in Belfast, Martin Waddell was an aspiring football player for many years, before turning his hand to writing. He is now widely regarded as one of the greatest living children’s writers, and has over 220 published titles to his name. He is perhaps best known for Owl Babies, illustrated by Patrick Benson and Farmer Duck, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury; as well as the 1989 Kurt Maschler Award-winning The Park in the Dark and the Little Bear series, both illustrated by Barbara Firth. In 2004, Martin received the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his lasting contribution to children’s literature, the highest career recognition available to a writer or illustrator of children’s books. He lives in Newcastle, County Durham.

About the illustrator

Jennifer Eachus is an award-winning illustrator who lives in France with her husband, two dogs and two cats. She loves to explore the Lot region, which she records with her digital camera. "It is an extremely interesting part of France," she says, "with many visual delights and things of wonder to behold."

ISBN: 9781406323245
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: September 1, 2009
Dimensions: 260 x 215mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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