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Once Upon a Snowstorm

Richard Johnson

A picture book by an exceptionally talented illustrator/animator to follow in the footsteps of The Snowman.

1 in stock

£6.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571339297
Date Published
01.11.2018
Delivery
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Summary

A wordless picture book by an exceptionally talented illustrator/animator to follow in the footsteps of The Snowman.

The story of a father and his son who live by themselves in a cosy cabin in the woods. But, one day they are separated out in the beautifully falling snow. The boy is lost and falls asleep. When he wakes up he is surrounded by blinking eyes, a rabbit, a fox, an owl and all manner of other creatures have surrounded him! But with a bear hug he and the woodland animals become best of friends! But soon he misses his dad and so the animals bring him back home. The father opens up his heart and home, and lets nature and love envelop their previously lonely existence.

Critic Reviews

Enchanting.

Guardian BOOKS OF THE YEAR
Critic Reviews

A dreamy visual narrative to brighten winter evenings.

Kirkus
Critic Reviews

It's beautiful. I love the details in the snow flakes . . . and the funny close ups of the animals faces. Such a warm story, frosted with magic.

Polly Dunbar, illustrator of Penguin
Critic Reviews

Stunning, wordless picture book that has a dream like quality and a captivating message...the frosty fantasy will make you yearn for an open fire and mugs of hot chocolate.

Daily Mail BOOKS OF THE YEAR
Critic Reviews

A magical winter tale of friendship and discovery.

Carousel Magazine
Critic Reviews

An incredibly stunning book. The dreamlike illustrations swept me up and took me on a quite incredible visually enchanting journey. All at once this beautiful wordless story broke my heart, reinvigorated my sense of wonderment and reinstated my hope in the world.

David Litchfield, author and illustrator of The Bear and the Piano
RichardJohnson

Richard Johnson works from his studio with his partner, situated on the edge of a large wood in Lincolnshire, England. He is a professional freelance illustrator with 18 years experience working within the industry. He specialises in Children’s Book illustration but has also developed illustrations for Advertisement Campaigns and Newspapers and Magazines. He is also teacher on the Graphic Communication…

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