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The hero of Little Street

Author: Gregory Rogers
Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A graphic novel for younger readers. To hide from a group of bully boys, the Boy slips into the London National Gallery where he makes an unexpected friend - a dog - and is introduced to the magic of painting. He and his new friend step through a portal into the world of a famous Vermeer painting and soon find themselves transported to Little Street, Delft in 17th century Holland. But the streets of Delft are a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adventure stories
Stories without words
Children's stories, Australian
Picture books for children
Children's picture books
Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Juvenile works
Picture books
Children's stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Rogers
ISBN: 9781741145243 1741145244
OCLC Number: 271789316
Notes: [Series statement from jacket.].
"The illustrations were drawn using graphite pencil, waterproof ink, watercolour and coloured pencil."--Page [33].
Awards: Children's Book Council of Australia short-listed book.
Target Audience: For children.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm.
Responsibility: Gregory Rogers.

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Gregory Rogers' extraordinary THE HERO OF LITTLE STREET is a wordless picture book teeming with the sort of action that cries out for repeated viewings. A small boy, escaping from a gang of bullies, Read more...

 
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