I have a lot to do with children’s books through my work. And this is how I discovered two of my favourite books of the year, which just happen to be picture books – A Child of Books and Somewhere Else. I included the end pages and a teeny illustration from each book in the photographs so you understand why you NEED these books on your shelf!
Child of Books – Oliver Jeffers & Sam Winston
1st September 2016, Walker Books Australia
40 pages, 5/5 stars
This is the greatest gift you can give any book lover, of any age. The title character, the child of books, encourages a little boy to follow her – to sail on a sea of words, to climb mountains of make-believe, and to sleep on clouds of song. The illustrations are absolutely incredible – Sam Winston has created amazing landscapes using words from children’s classics to host Oliver Jeffers’ characters. Read more