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My Henry Judith Kerr

HarperCollins
Paperback / softback 32 pages

ISBN:
9780007388127
Size:
280 x 220 x 6mm
Published:
2nd Feb 2012
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Overview

Through charming verse and glowing illustrations, Judith Kerr takes us on a magical and moving journey that proves love really does conquer everything. A truly special picture book destined to be loved and treasured by children and adults alike for years to come."It's things we've never tried beforeThat are the greatest fun,Like riding on a dinosaur,Which I had never done."Married couples are used to little trips together. Henry's wife can see no reason why they should stop just because one of them is no longer around. In fact she can't help going a little bit over the top, imagining all sorts of wonderful outings, including dinosaur rides and dolphin drawn water ski sessions. In the end however, even the most magical and exotic daydreams can never quite compare to their past everyday life together.Fom the bestselling author of The Tiger Who Came To Tea.

Author

Judith Kerr OBE was born in Berlin. Her family left Germany in 1933 to escape the rising Nazi party, and came to England. She studied at the Central School of Art and later worked as a scriptwriter for the BBC.Judith married the celebrated screenwriter Nigel Kneale in 1954. She left the BBC to look after their two children, who inspired her first picture book, The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Published in 1968 and never out of print in the fifty years since, it has become a much-loved classic and perennial bestseller.Judith celebrated her 95th birthday in 2018, was awarded the Booktrust Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016, and continues to write and illustrate children's books from her home in London.

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