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Oliver Who Travelled Far and Wide
     

Oliver Who Travelled Far and Wide

by Mara Bergman, Nick Maland (Illustrator)
 
Oliver Donnington Rimington-Sneep
Tossed and turned and woke from his sleep.
Though Bat and Owl and Fox were there
Ted didn't seem to be anywhere.

Poor Oliver has lost his Ted and must make a journey far and wide to find him before he can go to sleep. Beautifully illustrated this is a fantastic journey of the imagination - and another perfect bedtime

Overview

Oliver Donnington Rimington-Sneep
Tossed and turned and woke from his sleep.
Though Bat and Owl and Fox were there
Ted didn't seem to be anywhere.

Poor Oliver has lost his Ted and must make a journey far and wide to find him before he can go to sleep. Beautifully illustrated this is a fantastic journey of the imagination - and another perfect bedtime read.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"A picture book that will no doubt be revisited many times by any child lucky enough to get it."—Bookseller

Small children will relish such wild journeys by someone the same age as themselves.—Independent

Charming bath time fantasy... executed with freshness and vigour.—Books For Keeps

Beautifully illustrated, this is a fantastic journey of the imagination - and a perfect bedtime read.—Maternity & Infant

Beautifully crafted from the first to the last page.—INIS

Beautiful to look at, the bold yet intricate artwork perfectly complements the bouyant, flexible verse.—Carousel

An exciting read, would last a long time on our bookshelf.—Child Education

A great book to read with children.—Baby London

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340981641
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.
Publication date:
06/03/2010
Series:
Oliver Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
11.10(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
3 Months to 5 Years

Meet the Author

Mara Bergman (Author)
Mara Bergman is an award-winning poet and children's writer. She grew up on Long Island, NY, and always knew she wanted to write. Her poetry has been published widely in magazines and anthologies in the UK and abroad. Her short collection, The Tailor's Three Sons and Other New York Poems, won the 2014 Mslexia Poetry Pamphlet Competition and was published in 2015 by Seren. Mara has always felt a strong link between poetry and picture books and began to write for children when her own were young. She has published more than twenty books, including Snip Snap! (reissued as Snip Snap Alligator!), illustrated by Nick Maland, which won the Stockport Children's Book Award and, in the US, a Parents' Choice Award and the Society of Illustrators' Silver medal. In 2009 she won the Booktrust Early Years Prize for Oliver Who Travelled Far and Wide, also illustrated by Nick Maland. Mara works in London as a children's fiction editor and lives in Kent. Visit her at www.marabergman.com

Nick Maland (Illustrator)
Nick Maland graduated in English and Drama from London University in 1981. He pursued a career in the theatre, acting and directing in the London fringe, and, during this time, developed an interest in drawing, which soon took over as a full-time occupation. He has worked as an editorial illustrator for the TES, The Times, The Observer, The Guardian and The Independent amongst others. He was shortlisted for the Mother Goose Award in 1996 (for Welcome Night) and the Children's Book Award in 1998 (for Brave Whale). Further prestigious wins include the V&A illustration award in 2003 (You've Got Dragons) and the Silver Medal in Society of Illustrators Original Art 2005 Exhibition as well as the Stockport Children's Book Award (for Snip Snap). Oliver Who Travelled Far and Wide won the Booktrust Early Years Award. He has a daughter and a son and lives between London and France.

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