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Milo Imagines The World

by Matt de la Pena

Hardback £12.99
Published 4th February 2021, 40 pages
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Shortlisted for the Yoto Kate Greenaway Medal 2022.

Milo
Imagines the World is a
warm and richly satisfying story from the award-winning and New York Times bestselling picture book duo , about a little boy with a big imagination who learns that you can’t know anyone just by looking at them. Set in a bustling city, and full of a family love that binds even in difficult circumstances.

Milo is on a train journey through the city with his older sister, looking at the faces of the other passengers and drawing pictures of their lives. The whiskered man with a crossword puzzle he imagines playing solitaire in a cluttered flat full of pets. The little boy in bright white trainers he imagines living in a castle with a moat and a butler. But when the little boy gets off at the same stop and joins the same queue as him, Milo realises that you can’t judge by appearances and that we are all more alike than we are different: both boys are visiting their mothers in prison.

Matt de la Pena and Christian Robinson once again deliver a hugely powerful and enjoyable picture book, full of rich details both to look at and to talk about. Anyone who has ever travelled on public transport will relate to Milo’s journey.

Details

Milo Imagines The World
by Matt de la Pena and Christian Robinson

ISBN
9781529066319

Publisher
Pan Macmillan

Binding
Hardback

Publication date
Feb. 4, 2021

Dimensions
27.2cm x 20.7cm x 1.3cm

Page count
40 pages