Wednesday, 21 November 2012

WIN: A Children's Book - Sylvester and the New Year

Here we have another popular book from independent publishers Far Far Away.



SYLVESTER AND THE NEW YEAR

A perfect book for children this Christmas

This Christmas give the gift of enchantment with this beautifully illustrated tale of the legend, Sylvester and his annual journey to Earth at New Year.

Inspired by a tale told by German poet Eduard Mörike over one hundred years ago, this story takes the reader on a magical journey as Sylvester travels by mystical moon horses to Earth, delivering the New Year and returning the Old Year back to be rejuvenated by the River of Life.







Originally told in German and passed down through generations, Far Far Away Books now proudly presents a modern incarnation of this classic story. Together with the magical illustrations of Emmeline Pidgen, it will charm readers of all ages for generations to come. 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR Eduard Friedrich Mörike (8 September 1804 – 4 June 1875) a renowned German poet born in Ludwigsburg, Germany.

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR Since graduating from Falmouth University in 2010 with a BA (Hons) Illustration degree, Emmeline Pidgen has illustrated works for a broad range of clients internationally. She has been shortlisted for both the Mythic Coastline children’s book competition as well as the Norwegian Wood film poster design competition and featured in numerous exhibitions.

Age group:  5+
Price: £9.99 h/b, £6.99 p/b                     
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26 comments:

  1. I loved The Very Hungry Caterpillar....My kids love it now as well!

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  2. I loved all of Enid Blyton's books

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  3. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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  4. I loved 'My Naughty Little Sister' by Dorothy Edwards, I still have my dog-eared copy :-)

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  5. C.S. Lewis, "LION THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE"

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  6. Which Witch by Eva Ibbotson :)

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  7. I loved 'Adventure Stories' by Enid Blyton.

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  8. my favoutie book as a child was the hungry caterpillar

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  9. Spot was always my favourite

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  10. as a small child it had to be dear zoo and i know read it to my kids

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  11. Five Go Down To The Sea by Enid Blyton was my favourite.

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