Journey

Journey: The Book Series

Be swept away on an elaborate flight of fancy in this Caldecott award-winning, wondrously illustrated picture book about self-determination and unexpected friendship.

The winner of the prestigious Caldecott Honor, and described by the New York Times as 'a masterwork', Aaron Becker's stunning, wordless picture book debut about self-determination and unexpected friendship follows a little girl who draws a magic door on her bedroom wall. Through it she escapes into a world where wonder, adventure and danger abound. Red marker pen in hand, she creates a boat, a balloon and a flying carpet which carry her on a spectacular journey ... who knows where? When she is captured by a sinister emperor, only an act of tremendous courage and kindness can set her free. Can it also guide her home and to happiness? In this exquisitely illustrated book, an ordinary child is launched on an extraordinary, magical journey towards her greatest and most rewarding adventure of all...

Reception: Literacy
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Year 1: Classical Poetry: One
Throughout our year one classical poetry topic you will learn about six different popular poems. By looking closely at old favourites such as Twinkle Twinkle Little Start your child or pupil will be prompted with questions on their understanding and interpretation of this classic.

Year 1: Tell Me A Story: One
Within this topic your child can create their own nature story walk through words and pictures. They can design their own spoon characters and make a story through discussion cards, plus more. Plus much more in this 6 activity topic.

  • Publisher: Walker
  • Format: Paperback
  • Print length: 40 pages
  • Reading age: 3 - 7 years old
  • Publication date: 03 Jun 2021
  • ISBN: 9781529505955

Aaron Becker

Aaron has worked as an artist in the film and animation industry, and is the creator of the beautiful wordless picture book, Journey, awarded the Caldecott Honor in 2014, and its follow-up, Quest.

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