A Bus Called Heaven

By Bob Graham

One morning it appeared, out of nowhere, sitting right outside Stella's house – a broken, old bus. On the front, held up with packing tape, is a hand-painted sign: "Heaven".

How did it get there? Everyone wonders ... but no one knows. Then, out from the shadows steps Stella, normally so shy. She climbs onto the bus and, in a moment, sees everything that it could become: "This bus could be ours," she says. And so, the lonely old bus – with the help of some colourful graffiti – becomes a hub of activity! People come together to hold meetings, play games and share stories; sparrows nest where the engine used to be and snails make their little homes under the tyres. But one day a tow truck arrives and threatens to take away not just the bus, but everything that everyone has worked so hard to create. Can Stella save the day?

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406343717
  • Published: 06 Jun 2013
  • Price: £7.99
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  • Size: 300 x 207 mm
  • Pages: 40

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'A joy. The pages bristle with good humour and life, and the story is about the importance of community and friendship...This is a feel-good story that children will pore over and delight in.' The Bookseller

'A lovely story about a diverse community of strangers who come together when they decide to adopt an abandoned bus as their local meeting point…Endorsed by Amnesty International UK, it’s a gentle but wise tale that encourages respect and care.' Junior

'Endorsed by Amnesty International for it’s community action spirit, this is a thoughtful and uplifting book by an author with a sure and compassionate touch.' Daily Mail

'A lovely story about a diverse community of strangers who come together when they decide to adopt an abandoned bus as their local meeting point…Endorsed by Amnesty International UK, it’s a gentle but wise tale that encourages respect and care.' Junior

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