The Little Bookshop and the Origami Army

By Michael Foreman
Illustrated by Michael Foreman

A poignant and timely tale about the power of bookshops and reading from the award-winning Michael Foreman.

When the Mayor decides to close down Joey's favourite bookshop in order to build a big superstore, Joey calls upon his friend, Origami Girl, to help. Origami Girl creates an army out of characters from famous children's books to put a stop to the mayor and the builders before it is too late!

  • Publishing during Independent Booksellers Week, this book celebrates the power of bookshops to change a community
  • Michael Foreman is one of the UK's leading illustrators, he has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice, and the Smarties Prize
  • Michael's life's work was celebrated in a year long exhibition at the Seven Stories National Centre for Children's Books (running from July 2015 to July 2016) then going on tour and this book features in the exhibition

About the author

Michael Foreman is one of the most talented and popular creators of children's books today. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal two times and has been the UK nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award twice. His highly acclaimed books are published all over the world. He is married and has three sons. He divides his time between St Ives in Cornwall and London.

ISBN: 9781783441204
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: June 18, 2015
Dimensions: 230 x 270mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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