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The City
Author: Armin Greder

ISBN: 9781742371429
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1 May 2010
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 31.4 x 21.6 x 0.9
Following on from the success of The Island, Armin Greder offers young readers and adults, a contemporary mother-and-son fable. Powerful and compelling.

Some time ago, in a big city in a distant country where winter would sometimes last three years, there lived a woman. She had a child. A son. And because she loved him very much she promised herself that he should be spared the terrible things that happen in life, and with him in her arms she left her house and the city and in a place where there were no roads and no bridges she built him a house and in it she cared for him and was happy. But one moonless night she died...

About The Author

Picture book illustrator Armin Greder was born in Switzerland and migrated to Brisbane, Australia in 1971. Armin has worked as a graphic designer and currently lectures tertiary art students, illustrating picture books in between teaching and other interests. As a child Armin spent a lot of time drawing in the back of his exercise books when he should have been paying attention in class. In books such as The City, The Island, The Great Bear and A...

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