A Close Encounters-inspired story for under-fives from best-selling picture book creator David Litchfield.
An out-of-this-world picture book from David Litchfield, the best-selling author of The Bear and the Piano and Grandad's Secret Giant. ***** Stunning images with a powerful message ***** Magical, heartwarming and imaginative! ***** Another amazing story by David Litchfield Heather is a little girl who wants to go to Outer Space, where the stars sparkle with magic and wonder. When a spaceship lands at Cotton Rock, it seems that all of her dreams have come true. But soon the alien has to leave. Will the spaceship ever come back? And if it does, is Heather ready to leave everything on Earth behind? This beautiful story for ages 4-7 about family and dreams travels through space and time to show us that what we are looking for might be closer than we think. David Litchfield is the author of best-selling books including The Bear and the Piano, which won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, Illustrated Book Category in 2016 and has sold over 120,000 copies in the UK. Don't miss his other books: Grandad's Secret Giant and The Bear, the Piano, the Dog and the Fiddle.
DAVID LITCHFIELD is an illustrator from Bedfordshire in the UK, represented by The Bright Agency. David first started to draw when he was very young, creating Star Wars and Indiana Jones mash-up comics for his older brother and sister. He is the creator of the award-winning, best-selling ‘The Bear and the Piano' trilogy, as well as numerous other picture books. His first picture book 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 has sold in over 25 languages to date, with the next books in the trilogy: The Bear, the Piano, the Dog and the Fiddle, and The Bear, the Piano and Little Bear's Concert available now. His other picture books include Grandads Secret Giant and Lights on Cotton Rock. David lives in Bedford with his family.
Children’s & educational
Frances Lincoln Children's
5 - 8
Children's, Teenage & educational