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Journey

Author: Aaron Becker
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A lonely girl draws a magic door on her bedroom wall and through it escapes into a world where wonder, adventure, and danger abound. Red marker in hand, she creates a boat, a balloon, and a flying carpet that carry her on a spectacular journey toward an uncertain destiny. When she is captured by a sinister emperor, only an act of tremendous courage and kindness can set her free. Can it also lead her home and to her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Stories without words
Fantasy fiction
FICTION / Action & Adventure
Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Becker
ISBN: 9780763660536 0763660531
OCLC Number: 825046569
Notes: A wordless picture book.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book Award, 2014
Target Audience: Ages 4-8.; Elementary Grade.
Description: 40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 28 cm.
Contents: Follow a girl on an elaborate flight of fancy in a wondrously illustrated, wordless picture book about self-determination --
and unexpected friendship. A lonely girl draws a magic door on her bedroom wall and through it escapes into a world where wonder, adventure and danger abound. Red marker pen in hand, she creates a boat, a balloon and a flying carpet which carry her on a spectacular journey...who knows where? When she is captured by a sinister emperor, only an act of tremendous courage and kindness can set her free. Can it also guide her home and to happiness? In this exquisitely illustrated, wordless book, an ordinary child is launched on an extraordinary, magical journey towards her greatest and most rewarding adventure of all...In time-honoured tradition, this is a wordless adventure of the imagination.
Responsibility: Aaron Becker.

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A lonely girl draws a magic door on her bedroom wall and through it escapes into a world where wonder, adventure, and danger abound. Red marker in hand, she creates a boat, a balloon, and a flying carpet that carry her on a spectacular journey toward an uncertain destiny. When she is captured by a sinister emperor, only an act of tremendous courage and kindness can set her free. Can it also lead her home and to her heart's desire?

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