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Hortense and the shadow

Author: Natalia O'Hara; Lauren O'Hara
Publisher: [London] : Puffin, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Preschool : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A haunting, original fairy tale from two dazzling debut picture book talents, in the spirit of Neil Gaiman and Carson Ellis. Hortense is a kind and brave girl, but she is sad--even angry--that her shadow follows her everywhere she goes. She hates her shadow, and thinks her shadow must hate her too. But one cold, dark night, when bandits surprise her in the woods, Hortense discovers that her shadow is the very thing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Sophisticated picture books
Picture books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction, Preschool
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natalia O'Hara; Lauren O'Hara
ISBN: 9780141374024 0141374020
OCLC Number: 1006773042
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Natalia and Lauren O'Hara.

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"A haunting, original fairy tale from two dazzling debut picture book talents, in the spirit of Neil Gaiman and Carson Ellis. Hortense is a kind and brave girl, but she is sad--even angry--that her shadow follows her everywhere she goes. She hates her shadow, and thinks her shadow must hate her too. But one cold, dark night, when bandits surprise her in the woods, Hortense discovers that her shadow is the very thing she needs most. This stunningly illustrated story stirs the soul with its compelling, subtle exploration of self-esteem, self-identity, and finding inner strength"--Provided by publisher.

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Had I owned this book as a little girl, I would have read it over and over, looking for hidden details. * From Britain With Love * It's a classic in the making, real new talent, original, and set in Read more...

 
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