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The dream house

By: Dockrill, Laura Millward, Gwen(Illustrated by)

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1848129459 / 9781848129450
Laminated
09/09/2021
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United Kingdom
19 cm 110 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Children / Juvenile  Learn More

Everyone needs somewhere to dream. The stunning new book from one of the most original and interesting voices in children's literature. Rex has gone to stay with his godfather, Sparky. Rex doesn't say much but that's OK because Sparky is always on hand with a cup of tea to enjoy on the sofa, set up outside like an outdoor living room.

Rex has his sketchbook, and he draws how he feels even if he doesn't talk about it. And in Sparky's garden, hidden under the canopy of the willow tree, is the Dream House: a lovingly created space just for Rex, to dream, to play, to think, to be.

A place he's loved all his childhood. But to go inside now Rex must summon his strength for revisiting the ghosts of his past . . . An evocative sketchbook novella revealing a boy's inner world, accessing his feelings through drawing and reconnecting with the people who love him, told through Laura Dockrill's vivid storytelling.

Fully illustrated throughout by Gwen Millward.

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YFB General fiction (Children's / Teenage)

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