Johnny's Beard

Johnny's Beard
$18.95 / £12.95
Format: Hardback, 32 Pages
ISBN: 9780648256304
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Description

Johnny's beard is magnificent and splendiferous, but is it amazing enough to help the forest animals get through the long cold winter? Johnny is obsessed with looking after his beautiful beard. When winter comes, he needs to decide how best to help his friends, even if it means giving up the one thing he loves the most. This engaging book introduces children to the musicality of words, the power of descriptive language and captures their imagination with illustrations that dance along the page. From the author/illustrator duo who were listed on the 2018 CBCA Picture Book of the Year Notable list for The World’s Worst Pirate, this new picture book is sure to delight their growing legion of fans, both young and old.

The author

Michelle Worthington is an internationally published award-winning author of empowering picture books for children. Two-time winner of the International Book Award for Children's Hardcover Fiction and finalist in the USA Best Book Awards, Michelle also received a Gellett Burgess Award for Children's Literature and a Silver Moonbeam Award for her contribution to celebrating diversity in Picture Books. Two of her picture books were listed on the 2018 CBCA Picture Book of the Year award Notables list. She is a real-life book fairy.

Katrin Dreiling is a teacher-trained illustrator based in Brisbane who loves to come up with quirky creations that inspire children to get creative themselves. She has also provided the characters for animated university lectures and government staff coaching videos. Her passion, however, is to illustrate for children's books and work creatively in a team. Her first picture book, The World’s Worst Pirate, written by Michelle Worthington, was a CBCA Notable Book in 2018.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 32 Pages
ISBN: 9780648256304
Illustrations: 40 color illustrations
Size: 9.37 in x 9.37 in / 238 mm x 238 mm
Published:

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