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Jethro Byrde, Fairy Child - Bob Graham

Jethro Byrde, Fairy Child

Paperback Published: 1st February 2004
ISBN: 9781844284825
Number Of Pages: 32
For Ages: 3 - 6 years old

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WINNER of the 2003 Kate Greenaway Medal!

Annabelle's dad says she'll never find fairies in cement and weeds. But Annabelle does. She finds a tiny fairy child, Jethro Byrde, and his family, who are on their way to the Fairy Travellers' Picnic. And together, they spend a magical afternoon...

About The Author

Bob Graham is Australia’s leading picture-book maker. His titles for Walker Books include "Queenie the Bantam" (Highly Commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal), "Buffy " (Nestle Children's Book Prize Silver Award Winner), "Max" (Winner of the 2000 Nestle Children's Book Gold Medal and the CBC Early Childhood Book of the Year Award) and "Let’s Get a Pup!" (Shortlisted for the 2002 Kate Greenaway Medal).

Graham's not-too-subtle message about slowing down to enjoy the small wonders of life will resonate with children and adults alike."

ISBN: 9781844284825
ISBN-10: 1844284824
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 3 - 6 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st February 2004
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 30.1 x 25.1  x 0.3
Weight (kg): 0.21

Bob Graham


About the Author


Bob Graham has written and illustrated many children’s picture books. He was born in Sydney, and studied at the Julian Ashton Art School. His books are well known for their simplicity and humour, told from children’s perspectives, including “Oscar’s Half Birthday,” “Buffy,” ( Smarties Book prize silver award winner) and “Let’s Get a Pup” ( shortlisted for the 2002 Kate Greenaway medal; winner Boston Globe-Horn book award.) He won the 2000 Smarties Gold medal for “Max”, the 2003 Kate Greenaway medal for “Jethro Byrde,” and the Australian Children’s Book of the Year Award four times. Other titles include “Queenie the Bantam,”( highly commended for the Kate Greenaway medal,) “Dimity Dumpty” and “Brand New Baby.”

In 2009 “How to Heal a Broken Wing,” has won the Charlotte Zolotow award, shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Award, and shortlisted for the 2009 Kate Greenaway medal. His most recent book 'April Underhill, Tooth Fairy' by Bob Graham named an ‘Honor Book’ in the 2011 Zolotow Awards. How to Heal a Broken Wing was short-listed for the 2011 REAL Children's Choice Book Awards. April Underhill Tooth Fairy was short-listed for the 2011 Prime Minister's Literary Awards. Bob Graham is a candidate for the 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Award. Bob Graham was short-listed for the Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards for Miracle on Separation Street in the Lower Primary Category.

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