A Place to Call Home

By Alexis Deacon

Illustrated by Viviane Schwarz, Silvia Viviane Schwarz

An endearing adventure story about finding a place to call home.

This is the story of a band of seven furry brothers. They live in a nice, safe, warm home – a very small hole. Yet as they grow up they become too big for the tiny space and are forced out into the world. And so their adventure begins – a quest for a new place to call their own! This determined little unit tackle the elements: crossing the sea, climbing a mountain, trawling across the desert and surviving a labyrinth until, finally, they reach the edge of the world... What will they see here and will they ever find a place they can call home?

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406337778
  • Published: 05 Jan 2012
  • Price: £7.99
  • Size: 248 x 288 mm
  • Pages: 36

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Customer reviews


'This collaboration between two Bookseller favourites is a real treat. An epic adventure of seven furry brothers in search of a new home, with all the humour and innovation you would expect.' Bookseller

'A great picture book … is as rare as hens’ teeth. So it is with great joy that I can add one more to the list… This is a wonderful book' The Times

'This endearing and engaging picture book about growing up is told with gentle humour and illustrated by Best New Illustrator Viviane Schwarz's blend of painting and photography.' Booktrust

'(a) humorous mini-epic ... Schwarz uses a mixture of illustrations and photography to great effect and gives each creature a distinct persona.' The Herald

'The adventure is splendid, the ending happy' Carousel

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