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Immi finds a beautiful wooden bird at the end of her fishing line, and every day after that she discovers something new, until her igloo is the brightest thing in the land. But where are these mysterious gifts coming from, and who is sending them? Hope and friendship echo across continents in this beautiful, timeless tale.
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Karin Littlewood has illustrated over 40 children's books, and her work has been nominated three times for the Kate Greenaway Medal. She regularly gives illustration workshops at festivals, schools, libraries and bookshops across the UK. Her books include the classic picture book The Colour of Home by Mary Hoffman, which was chosen as one of the top 50 titles celebrating cultural diversity, Moonshadow, with Gillian Lobel, When Dad Was Away, with Liz Weir, and Star Girl, which she wrote and illustrated. Karin lives in North London.Review:
"An unusual story that explores friendship and gifts - highly suitable for one to five year-olds - wih the quality and ideas to be enjoyed over many readings." IBBY Link "For all children looking for friendship wherever they may be." -- Chitra Soundar "Very beautiful." Bookwitch "This is a book that will be with you forever, we recommend it for all ages of children and adults." DolphinBooks - the blog "The picture book can be used as a good way in to a discussion about friendships and morals with children in KS1; it may be a useful book for PSHE lessons to focus on relationships. There are also some beautiful illustrations which enhance the story." The Reading Zone "A truly magical tale that brought a tear to my eye; how much a small kindness means and how little we know about the way a small gesture can bring happiness to one we have never met. Delicate illustrations accompany the story to perfection." Parents in Touch "This is such a lovely book about the joy of both giving and receiving gifts and the pleasure in sharing those gifts with other." The Reading Zone "One of the most beautiful picture books of the year." The Bookseller "A story with quiet magic and beauty." Publishers Weekly Starred Review "Truly heart-warming." Books for Keeps Five Star Review
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