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The Child of Dreams

By Irena Brignull
Illustrated by Richard Jones

A moving picture book that celebrates family and belonging, from acclaimed screenwriter Irena Brignull.

A little girl wants to know where she came from and why she doesn’t have a father. When her mother cannot tell her, the girl decides to find out for herself. Her journey leads her on a quest through the woods, tracing her own story back to its source with the help of the animals she meets, until she discovers what truly matters in making a family. A timeless story with sumptuous illustrations, this picture book will be shared and treasured by all families whatever their shape or size. "A joy to pore over." The Irish Independent, Children’s Books of the Year

  • A stunning new paperback edition with flaps, making a gorgeous gift.
  • Explore the themes of adoption, family and belonging in a sensitive way.
  • The first picture book from Irena Brignull, whose screenplays include the Oscar-nominated The Boxtrolls and an adaptation of the beloved classic The Little Prince.

About the author

Irena Brignull is an acclaimed screenwriter and novelist. She wrote the screenplay for the Oscar-nominated film The Boxtrolls and adapted Skellig for Sky. This is her first picture book for Walker. She lives in London.

About the illustrator

Richard Jones grew up in the Midlands but moved to Devon to study illustration at the University of Plymouth and never went home again. His previous books for Walker include The Squirrels’ Busy Year and Bird Builds a Nest in the Science Storybook series.

ISBN: 9781406392807
Imprint: Walker Studio
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: July 7, 2021
Dimensions: 190 x 270mm, 56pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 12/07/21 at 00:51:30
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