A Child of Books

Oliver Jeffers, Sam Winston

  • First printing
  • Signed by the author
  • Signed by the illustrator

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Hardcover New and Signed First Edition, First Printing.

A beautiful, poignant and timely manifesto for the myriad rewards of reading and sharing the enjoyment of stories. From New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Oliver Jeffers, creator of The Day the Crayons Quit and Lost and Found. 

Elegant illustrations by Oliver Jeffers are accompanied by Sam Winston’s astonishing typographical landscapes, beautifully shaped from excerpts of children’s classics including Treasure Island, Little Women and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, creating a gorgeous gift book perfect for readers of all ages.

  • ISBN 9781406358315
  • Title A Child of Books
  • Author Oliver Jeffers, Sam Winston
  • Publisher Walker Books Ltd
  • Imprint Walker Books Ltd
  • Binding Hardback
  • Publication date Thursday 1st September 2016
  • Width 26cm
  • Height 26.5cm
  • Thickness 1.5cm
  • Weight 520g
  • Number of pages 40

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