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The feather

Author: Margaret Wild; Freya Blackwood
Publisher: Richmond, Vic. : Little Hare, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Preschool : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul' - Emily Dickinson. This is a story about hope, kindness and redemption set in a grey dystopian world. When a great feather drifts from the leaden sky, two children recognise its extraordinariness and take it to the village for its protection. The villagers, however, want to encase it, upon which the feather loses its radiance. The children take it home and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Sophisticated picture books
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Preschool
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Wild; Freya Blackwood
ISBN: 9781760124212 1760124214
OCLC Number: 1007798150
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 31 cm.
Responsibility: written by Margaret Wild ; illustrated by Freya Blackwood.

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'Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul' - Emily Dickinson. This is a story about hope, kindness and redemption set in a grey dystopian world. When a great feather drifts from the leaden sky, two children recognise its extraordinariness and take it to the village for its protection. The villagers, however, want to encase it, upon which the feather loses its radiance. The children take it home and care for it through the night. In the morning it is again radiant, and when they set it free it leaves behind the first signs of blue sky and colour. The ambiguous ending invites multiple interpretations about the effects of selflessness and kindness.

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