Stories Aloud
Publication date: 03 Jun 2021
ISBN: 9781788009034
Size: 258 x 300 mm
Length: 40 pages



A beautiful and atmospheric picture book about the power of the imagination from award-winning author, Jeanne Willis.

At the bottom of Oscar’s garden is a magical place called Nowhere, where extraordinary things can happen. Oscar can fly an incredible kite, build an enchanted castle and even set sail in a pirate ship! He can do just what he likes, and there are no grown-ups asking questions.

But when Nowhere begins to feel a little lonely, will Oscar find himself wishing for Somewhere that feels more like home?

With ingenious diecuts throughout that give a captivating and magical appeal.

A heart-warming family story about the importance of home, perfect for bedtime, by Jeanne Willis, winner of the National Trust Literacy Awards and the Smarties Book Prize silver award.


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“A beautifully crafted story about the importance of home.”

-Fiona Noble, The Bookseller

“A beautifully illustrated and atmospheric story that takes youngsters on a fantastical journey as they follow Oscar to the stars and back where he discovers that however far we roam, being at home with loved ones is simply the best!”

-Pam Norfolk, Lancashire Post

“This book is perfect for early years, and we really enjoyed the story line.”

The Green Parent Magazine

“A stunning book which evokes an enchanting realm that children will enjoy getting lost in and returning to again and again.”

-Ciara O’Hara, Picture Book Snob (blog)

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