The Bear and the Piano

David Litchfield
AUD $14.99
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This best-selling tale of exploration and belonging, which won the Waterstones Childrens Book Prize 2016, Illustrated Book Category, is now available in board book.

One day, a young bear stumbles upon something he has never seen before in the forest. As time passes, he teaches himself how to play the strange instrument, and eventually the beautiful sounds are heard by a father and son who are picnicking in the woods. The bear goes with them on an incredible journey to New York, where his piano playing makes him a huge star. He has fame, fortune and all the music in the world, but he misses the friends and family he has left behind. This best-selling tale of exploration and belonging, which won the Waterstones Childrens Book Prize 2016, Illustrated Book Category, is now available in board book.

Author bio:

DAVID LITCHFIELD first started to draw when he was very young, creating Star Wars and Indiana Jones mash up comics for his older brother and sister. His first picture book with Frances Lincoln Childrens Books,The Bear and the Piano, won the Waterstones Childrens Book Prize (Illustrated Book Category) and became a best-seller in the UK and US. It was shortlisted for 8 other awards in the UK including the Sheffield Childrens Book Award and the Independent Bookshop Week Award, and has sold in over 20 languages. David has since illustrated The Building Boy by Ross Montgomery (Faber & Faber, 2016), and his second book, Grandads Secret Giant, published in April 2017. David lives in Bedford with his family.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9781786035608
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Children's
Pub Date: March 2019
Page Extent: 30
Format: Board Book
Age: 3 - 6
Subject: Children's, Teenage & educational