By Paul Fleischman

Illustrated by Kevin Hawkes

A gloriously illustrated celebration of individualism from an award-winning author.

Wesley’s an outcast from the civilization around him – he’s not into pizza or football or haircuts. But during the summer holidays, he has a brilliant idea: he’ll found a civilization of his own – in the back garden! From this seed a whole world grows and blooms – the extraordinary, imaginative world of Weslandia! Wesley creates his own food, clothing, shelter, games, language even, and gradually wins over the other children.

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 5+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406313758
  • Published: 03 Dec 2007
  • Price: £7.99
  • Size: 235 x 270 mm
  • Pages: 40

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'Humorously and sumptuously illustrated... Satirical, magical and inspiring.' The Sunday Times

'A great picture book... Huge fun. Oh, and thought-provoking too.' The Observer

'You can't do anything other than love this book. It's heroic! It's educational! It's ethical! And not only that, it's a delight to read. Marvellous, marvellous stuff.' thebookbag.co.uk

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