A Place to Call Home

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A Place to Call Home
Written by Alexis Deacon
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763653608
ISBN-13: 9780763653606
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A Place to Call Home

author: Alexis Deacon
illustrator: Viviane Schwarz

When a band of brothers outgrows the dim confines of their birthplace, there is no other choice but to set out into the world on a grand adventure. Timid and terrified at first, they soon find ingenious ways to simulate the safety of their familiar hole. They bravely cross a muddy sea, climb a discarded mountain, survive an appliance-like labyrinth, and finally reach the edge of the world. What will they see there, and will they ever find a place they can call their own? Loaded with visual humor and breathless commentary by the intrepid crew, this comic book-style tale of solidarity and daring will have readers giggling, cheering, and ready to see the world in a new way.

Seven little junkyard critters venture out of their small, dark hole on a charmingly madcap quest for a new home, with laugh-out-loud results.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$16.99 / $19.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763653608 /  9780763653606
on sale date:
07/2011
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 11 5/16" x 9 3/4"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
 
subjects:
Action & Adventure; Animals; Humorous Stories;
author’s comments:
Alexis Deacon is an acclaimed author and illustrator. Beegu and Jitterbug Jam, both of which he illustrated, were named as New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of the Year. He lives in London.
illustrator’s comments:
Viviane Schwarz is the author-illustrator of There Are Cats in This Book and There Are No Cats in This Book. She lives in London.
 
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