Always Never Always

By Meg McKinlay

Illustrated by Leila Rudge

A poetic and quirky one-of-a-kind classic-in-the-making that encourages readers to explore their world, from two award-winning creators.

Always follow secret tracks – the paths that wind and wend through cracks. Never worry where they go. When you get there, then you’ll know. Meg McKinlay is a multi-award-winning author renowned for her effortless entwining of poetry and imagination. This new title is a lyrical, whimsical handbook for anyone needing a little quirky guidance for going boldly out into the world. Brought to life by Leila Rudge’s endearing and adventurous illustrations, this book has charm, wit and wisdom and is a gift to treasure.

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781529517842
  • Published: 02 Nov 2023
  • Price: £12.99
  • Size: 288 x 240 mm
  • Pages: 32

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Customer reviews


'This book is for dreamers everywhere, a book to gift them which they can cherish forever.' Armadillo Magazine

'An inspiring celebration of what the world has to offer, with Leila Rudge’s gorgeously coloured pencil and watercolour illustrations adding the potential for a wealth of stories large and small emerging along the way as you share the rhythmic text with young children, be that at home or in the classroom.' Red Reading Hub

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